Forensics in the Steampunk South. Sherlock Holmes aside, how did they figure out whodunnits with gas lamps and magnifying glasses? Throwback Therapies: History of Medical Science lecture series will provide the clues:
Stephen Berry, the Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era in the history department, will discuss "CSI Dixie: Medical Science and Death Investigation in the 19th Century South" at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 in Room 250 of the Miller Learning Center. The talk is open to the public, and a reception will follow at 3 p.m. in the Miller Learning Center second floor rotunda.
[The] seminar series [is] presented by the UGA Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, the departments of history and classics in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, the GRU/UGA Medical Partnership and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
Throwback Therapies is an interdisciplinary seminar series designed to entertain and enlighten those interested in the origins of modern health sciences.
Sounds terrific - our best faculty collaborate to highlight the interwoven nature of various disciplines as they exist and are utilized in the world beyond the university. Dr. Berry is a great scholar with infectious enthusiasm for teaching and history. This should be a fun series. MLC at 2 on Wednesday.
Image: Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era Stephen Berry.