Calendar

Events of interest in the New York region

Ongoing

First Monday Tours Join us on the first Monday of every month (excluding holidays) to see highlights from the collection in the Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room.
12 pm, meet in the Academy lobby, 1216 Fifth Ave at 103rd St.

March 2017

Mar 6 Histories of Adaptive Reuse and Gentrification in London: The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Canonbury, Islington
6:30pm New York University Department of Art History
Silver Center, Room 307
100 Washington Square East (entrance on Waverly Place)
Mar 9 Spring History of the Health Sciences lecture: Nuisance or Necessity? Historical Perspectives on the “Informed” Patient”
Nancy Tomes, Professor of History at Stony Brook University.
6pm at The Columbia University Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
Mar 13 Medical and Public Health Ethics in the Shadow of the Holocaust: The Nazi Doctors, Jewish Resistance, Resilience and Survival
5pm,Weill Cornell Medicine
Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Avenue (at 69th St.), New York
Room A-B (2nd floor)
Mar 15 “Infectious Madness, the Well Curve and the Microbial Roots of Mental Disturbance”
6-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, Free, register online.
Mar 21 New York’s Forgotten Planning and Preservation Pioneer: Piecing Together the Legacy of George McAneny
6:30pm, New York University Department of Art History
Silver Center, Room 301
100 Washington Square East (entrance on Waverly Place)
Mar 23 The Iago Galdston Lecture: “New York City and the Chronic Disease Movement in Interwar America”
6-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, Free, register online.
Mar 29 “Where Entangled Empires and Early Modern Science Intertwine: An Iberoamerican Perspective”
New York City History of Science Lecture Series
6pm at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue, More info
Mar 29 Issues in Mental Health Policy: Mental Health care, the ACA, and the Trump Administration: A Panel Discussion.
2:00pm-3:30pm, The DeWitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry, room F1190 (Baker Building)
Mar 30 Double Identity: Anomaly and the Imagination
6:30pm-8:00pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Mar 31 – Apr 1 Music and the Body Between Revolutions: Paris, 1789-1848
The Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University, Second Floor Common Room, New York, NY, More Info

April 2017

Apr 3 Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital, with David Oshinsky, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, professor in the NYU Department of History, and director of Medical Humanities at the NYU School of Medicine.
6:30pm, Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue New York, NY, 10016, More Info
Apr 4 Crossing Boundaries
6:00pm-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Apr 6 Lady Mary’s Legacy: Vaccine Advocacy from The Turkish Embassy Letters to Video Games
6:00pm-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Apr 7-9 Race | Violence | Justice: The Need for Narrative
Columbia University Medical Center, 701 W. 168th Street, New York, NY 10032
Register online
Apr 13 Art in the Service of Medical Education: The Robert L. Dickinson-Belskie Birth Series and the Use of Sculpture to Teach the Process of Human Development from Fertilization Through Delivery
6pm-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Apr 26 Scent Track: What can the History of Olfaction tell us about Theorizing in the Life Sciences?
6pm-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register

May 2017

May 2-23 Visualizing and Drawing Anatomy Workshop
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
May 10 “The Medical Legacy of War—Perspectives from the Field”
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
May 11 Facades and Fashions in Medical Architecture and the Texture of the Urban Landscape
6-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
May 13 Walking Tour of Medical Heritage Sites: Uptown
1-2:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
May 20 Walking Tour of Medical Heritage Sites: Downtown
1-2:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register

June 2017

Jun 5 The History of Garlic: From Medicine to Marinara
6pm-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Jun 12 GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War
6pm-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register

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