How have human cadavers been presented across different sites of learning throughout history? Join us for a panel discussion with experts from anatomy, health law, and art history and theory. A selection of medical artifacts and human cadaveric specimens from Dalhousie’s Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology will be brought into public conversation.
– Joanna Erdman, Assistant Professor, MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
– Matthew Herder, Assistant Professor, Health Law Institute, Faculty of Medicine and Law, Dalhousie University
– Dr Gita Sinha, Associate Professor in Gross Anatomy, Department of Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University
– Dr Cindy Stelmackowich, PhD Art History and Theory (Binghamton University, New York) and postdoctoral fellow, Situating Science Atlantic Node
This event is on during the Model Bodies exhibition, 13 March-13 April 2013 in the Sir Charles Tupper Building Foyer. Situating Science postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Cindy Stelmackowich has curated this biomedical exhibition. Model Bodies features rare historical anatomical models, medical artifacts, scientific instruments, and recent biomedical images from Dalhousie’s laboratories. Artifacts have been drawn from Dalhousie’s medical teaching and learning centres, private medical collections, and the Medical History Society of Nova Scotia.
Panel supported by:
The Royal Society of Canada Open Academy and the Situating Science Strategic Knowledge Cluster, www.situsci.ca.
This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the panel discussion. The event takes place on 20 March, 5.00 PM, in the Tupper Link Commons (beside Tim Hortons), Sir Charles Tupper Building, Dalhousie University, 5850 College Street, Halifax.
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