'Visionary Anatomies' symposium

May 19, 2003

In conjunction with the "Dream Anatomy" exhibition, the National Library of Medicine is hosting "Visionary Anatomies," a half-day symposium. Anatomical showmanship goes back to anatomy's origins as a scientific discipline. Today, a revival of anatomical spectacle in fine art, science exhibitions, popular films and television shows has sparked new debates about the meaning, uses, ethics and history of anatomical display and representation. "Visionary Anatomies" will bring together anatomists, cultural historians, physicians, museum professionals, and historians of medicine and science to discuss the art and science of anatomy from the 1500s to the present.

TIME:
Thursday, June 12, 2003, 2:00-8:00 pm

PLACE:
Lister Hill Auditorium, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 38A Bethesda, MD 20894

PARTICIPANTS:
F. Gonzalez-Crussi (Northwestern University School of Medicine, emeritus), Kathryn Hoffmann (University of Hawaii), Susan Lederer (Yale), Ruth Richardson (Centre for Medical Humanities, University College London), Michael Sappol (National Library of Medicine), Nancy Scheper-Hughes (University of California, Berkeley), Gretchen Worden (Mütter Museum) and Richard Drake (School of Medicine, University of Cincinnati).

REGISTRATION:
$35 (a limited number of fee waivers available for people on low income). Dinner is included in the fee.

PROGRAM:
Two panels, including a curator's talk on NLM's "Dream Anatomy" exhibition, and a dinner reception in the "Dream Anatomy" gallery space.

REGISTRATION:
Go to www.nlm.nih.gov/dreamanatomy/da_events.html for instructions and downloadable registration form.

By check: Make check for $35, payable to the "Friends of the National Library of Medicine," and mail with registration form to: The Friends of the National Library of Medicine P.O. Box 75126 Baltimore, MD 21275-5126

By credit card: Fax registration form to 202-462-9043

For more information, call 301-594-1947; www.nlm.nih.gov/dreamanatomy/da_events.html
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