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The Art and Science of Healing Symposium

Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:30 AM-5:30 PM
Library Gallery Room 100 Hatcher Graduate Library Map
Thursday, March 9
4:30-5:30 pm

-Opening Remarks followed by Keynote Lecture. Christopher A. Faraone: “Women and Children First: The Earliest Evidence for Ancient Greek Body Amulets”
(Library Gallery/Room 100 on the first floor of Hatcher graduate Library)

Friday, March 10
10:00 am-12:00 pm

-Caroline Petit (University of Warwick). “Making Sense of the Medical Tradition: Galen on Amulets and other Borderline Remedies”

-Heidi Hausse (Columbia University) TBA

-Susan Mattern (University of Georgia). “The Atlas Patient: Melancholia and Psychosis in Ancient Greek Medicine”

2:00-3:45 pm

-Meg Leja (SUNY-Binghamton). “A Necessary Intervention? Medicine and Religion in Early Medieval Europe”

-Katherine Beydler (University of Michigan). “The Curious Case of Lolium temulentum: agricultural waste or multi-purpose medicine?”

-Aileen Das (University of Michigan).”A Precious Gift to Students: MS Michigan Isl. 1050 and Arabic pharmacology in the Mamlūk Period”

4:30-5:30 pm

Closing Remarks followed by Keynote Lecture. Sachicho Kusukawa (University of Cambridge): “What was Andreas Vesalius’ Fabrica about?”
(Library Gallery/Room 100 on the first floor of Hatcher graduate Library)
Building: Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Classical Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Interdepartmental Program in Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology
Upcoming Dates:
Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:30 AM-5:30 PM