Bullitt History of Medicine Club Lecture Schedule

Meetings typically run from noon to 1:00pm, with a light lunch provided.

The November Anatomy Day is an opportunity to view rare materials from the Wilson Special Collections Library. It is not a lecture, and lunch is not provided for this event.

Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

Date/Location Speaker Subject
3 September 2019,
12:00 p.m.,
G-100 Bondurant Hall
Dr. Robert C. Allen, James Logan Godfrey Professor of American Studies and Co-Director of the Community Histories Workshop, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sarah E. Almond, Assistant Director, Community Histories Workshop, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bringing Big Data to Asylum Studies: Historical Possibilities, Ethical Challenges
15 October 2019, 12:00 p.m.,
2025 Bondurant Hall
Shelley McKellar, PhD,
Hannah Professor in the History of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
Artificial Hearts: A Controversial Medical Technology and Its Sensational Patient Cases from Haskell Karp to Dick Cheney
12 November 2019,
12:00 p.m.,
Fearrington Reading Room, Wilson Special Collections Library
Anatomy Day Open House Drop by to compare what you’ve seen in the gross anatomy lab with historical representations of human anatomy over the centuries. Materials are drawn from holdings at the Wilson Special Collections Library. You don’t want to miss this fun and educational open house event.
28 January 2020, 12:00 p.m.,
18 MacNider Hall
Xiaoping Fang
Assistant Professor of History, Nanyang Technological University, and Fellow, National Humanities Center
Disease and Social Restructuring: A Global Pandemic in Mao’s China

25 Februrary 2020, 12:00 p.m.,
18 MacNider Hall
Edward Iglesia, MD, MPH
Clinical Fellow in Allergy/Immunology, University of North Carolina Hospitals
To Feed or Not to Feed: Medical Reversal in Food Allergy Prevention
Recorded virtual presentation
Jennifer Edwell,
PhD Candidate, Department of English and Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill, and 2019 McLendon-Thomas Award Winner
Hermeneutics of Nature: Natural Theology and Early American Birth Medicine