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BODIES LAID BARE IN LAW, CULTURE AND ANATOMY
Wed. March 20, 2013 5PM
Tupper Link Commons (by Tim Horton's),
Sir Charles Tupper Building, Dalhousie University
5850 College Street, Halifax, NS
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Free. Reception to follow.
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How have human cadavers been and continue to be presented across different sites of learning? 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” exhibit, running March 13-April 7, 2013 in the Sir Charles Tupper Building Foyer. This biomedical display is curated by Situating Science Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Cindy Stelmackowich. "Model Bodies" features rare historical anatomical models, medical artifacts, scientific instruments as well as recent biomedical images from Dalhousie’s laboratories. Artifacts have been drawn from Dalhouise’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)