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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’.

Gianna Pomata will be speaking at 2:15pm on October 25, 2013 at Institut für Geschichte der Medizin, Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Her paper, ‘The Town Physician as Case Collector’, is part of the workshop ‘Ways of Writing: How Physicians Know, 1550-1950’.