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Gianna Pomata is Visiting Professor at the Ruhr University, Germany, for the 2013 Fall semester. While there, she is presenting a series of lectures on ‘Epistemic Genres: Tools for the Cultural History of Knowledge’

Mary Fissell’s recent ‘racy’ talk at the University of Delaware, ‘Selling Sex Cheap: Re-making a Popular Medical Book in the 1830s and 1840s’, is now available online as a podcast. Just click on the ‘History Workshops’ tab.

Gianna Pomata will present a lecture at Humbolt-Universität Zu Berlin at 6:00pm on October 23, 2013: ‘Milk Dripping from Venus’s Breast: Lactation and Sexuality in the Art and Medicine of the Renaissance’.