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Human Experimentation Workshop
Friday, October 23, 2009

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Theatre Room 129
Diefenbaker Centre,
University of Saskatchewan

 

Speakers:

Anita Guerrini, Oregon State University
"The Hermaphrodite of Charing Cross: Human Exhibition in 1715"

Paola Bertucci, Yale University
"Shocking Bodies: Electricity and Pornography in the Eighteenth Century"

Joan Steigerwald, York University
"The Subject as Instrument: Galvanic Experiments, Organic Apparatus and Problems of Calibration"

Paul Lombardo, Georgia State University
"The Other Tuskegee Study: Eugenic Anthropometry at the Tuskegee Institute, 1932-1944"

Paul Weindling, Oxford Brookes University
'‘Countless Victims’: Identifying the Victims of Nazi Human Experiments Project"

Erika Dyck, University of Saskatchewan
"Prairie Population Control: Eugenic Experiments in Post-War Alberta"


Hosts:  Larry Stewart and Erika Dyck
Funds:  SSHRC Situating Science Cluster and CRC History of Medicine

 

 

Situating Science:
The Uses of Humans in Experiments

University of Saskatchewan
October 3, 2008
Radisson Hotel

Breakfast: 8:00-8:45
9:00 Welcome: 
Jo-Anne Dillon,
Dean, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan
9:15: Introduction:
Gordon McOuat,
Director, Situating Science Cluster, University of King's College, Halifax

Speakers:
9:30 Larry Stewart, University of Saskatchewan
"Hot Airs and Experimental Medicine in Early Modern Europe"
10:30 Coffee Break
10:45 Kenton Kroker, York University
"Insomnia Objectified"
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Susan Smith, University of Alberta
"Vulnerable Male Bodies?: Photographs, Allied Soldiers, and the Mustard Gas Experiments of the 1940s"
2:15 Coffee Break
2:30 Martha Smith-Norris, University of Saskatchewan
"American Cold War Experiments in the Marshall Islands: Studies of the Rongelapese and Utirikese, 1954-1980"
3:30 Sergio Sismondo, Queen's University
"The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Trials"
4:30 Gordon McOuat, Situating Science
Commentator
7:00 Dinner, Faculty Club, U of S Campus
   

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