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20
May
2021

Works that Shaped the World: No single story: Medical Humanities from the Parallel Chart to Performance Art

Following the inspiration of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, this presentation explores the multiple history of the Medical Humanities, selecting three moments in...
25
May
2021

Noir/horror: Reconsidering the “woman question” in mid-twentieth-century American popular fiction and cinema

In ‘Hollywood’s Terror Films’, published in Commentary in 1946, Frankfurt School critic Siegfried Kracauer expressed disquiet about a new vogue in the United...
28
May
2021

Books that Changed Humanity: “Govardhanram Tripathi’s Saraswatichandra”

Published in serialised form between 1887 and 1901, Govardhanram Tripathi’s four-volume text was written during a transformative period in colonial India when...
08
Jun
2021

‘Every Station Open to All’? Mechanics’ Institutes on the Victorian Goldfields

During his speech at the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute’s soirée in 1862, Richard Heales captured the sense of the mechanics’ institute as a symbol of home...
26
Aug
2021

Works that Shaped the World: ‘Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM-V’

The third edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM-III, is widely regarded as a watershed in the history of...

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