Author Archives: Lauren Lacy

Lecture: Risky Genes: Genetics, Breast Cancer, and Jewish Identity

Risky Genes: Genetics, Breast Cancer, and Jewish Identity Dr. Jessica Mozersky Date/Time/Location: 4:00 p.m., April 10, Lovejoy 215 Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations, known as the “Ashkenazi mutations,” in the high risk breast cancer … Continue reading

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Lecture: True Hermaphroditism? The Story of an Intersex Woman in Chile, 1929-1958

Kurt MacMillian, Lecturer, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Northern Arizona University Date: Thursday, February 27 Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: Smith Room, Roberts   This lecture examines the history of a clinical case study of intersexuality in a woman that first appeared in Valparaíso, … Continue reading

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STS Lecture

Confinement, Consumption, and Construction:  Tuberculosis and the Medicalization of Prison Infrastructure in the 19th Century Dr. Margaret Charleroy, Research Associate, Minnesota Population Center Date: November 13 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Bixler 150   The nineteenth century American prison was more than a place to … Continue reading

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