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.
Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
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.
“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
“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
“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
“Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org