Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine (Harvard)

The Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine offers an opportunity to clinicians, researchers, and historians interested in a historical perspective on their fields to discuss informally historical studies in progress.  Below you will find an announcement of this year’s unusually rich Colloquium (note meeting rooms for specific dates).  Please join us.

David G. Satin, M.D.

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Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital

And

Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

present

COLLOQUIUM ON THE HISTORY OF PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICINE

David G. Satin, M.D., DLFAPA Director

Open to students of history and those valuing a historical perspective on their professions.

———-Fall, 2010———-

September 16

“Anomalous Sensations and Astounding Disclosures’: Nineteenth-Century American Narratives of Asylum Experience”

Kathleen M. Brian:  Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies, The George Washington University

October 21

“Reforming Mental Health Via Hollywood:  ‘The Snake Pit’ (1948) and Its Audiences”

Benjamin Harris, Ph.D.: Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of History, University of New Hampshire

November 18

“German-speaking Psychiatrist and Neurologist Émigrés to the U.S. After WWII”

Frank W. Stahnisch:  Associate Professor, AMF/Hannah Professorship in the History of Medicine & Health Care, Department of Community Health

Sciences and Department of History, University of Calgary, Member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute

December 16

“Asylum:  Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals”

Chris Payne

4:00 P.M.—5:30 P.M.

Minot Room, fifth floor, Countway Library of Medicine

Harvard Medical Area

For further information contact David G. Satin, M.D., Colloquium Director, phone/fax 617-332-0032, e-mail david_satin@hms.harvard.edu

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