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January 2022 SHC Noon Lecture to Feature Dr. Courtney Thompson

by Tabitha Samuel on 2022-01-05T12:00:00-05:00 | Comments

Dr. Courtney Thompson

Dr. Courtney Thompson

The January 2022 Student History Club (SHC) Noon Lecture will be held Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 12 PM virtually on Zoom. Dr. Thompson will present, "An Organ of Murder: Crime, Violence, and Phrenology in Nineteenth-Century America."

Dr. Courtney Thompson is assistant professor of the history of science and medicine and women’s and gender history in the Department of History at Mississippi State University, where she also chairs the Medical Humanities Certificate program. Her first book, An Organ of Murder: Crime, Violence, and Phrenology in Nineteenth-Century America, was published in February 2021 with Rutgers University Press; she has also published articles and short essays in Eighteenth-Century Studies; Social History of Medicine; Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences; Isis; and Endeavour. She currently serves as the Book Review Editor for Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences.

Virtual seating is limited, and this event is free and open to the public. Registration is required by Tuesday, January 11, 2021, at 5 PM to reserve your seat and receive log in information.

The January 2022 Student History Club (SHC) Noon Lecture is sponsored by the Waring Library Society and hosted by the Waring Historical Library.

For more information, please contact the Waring at 843-792-2288 or waringhl@musc.edu.


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