February 7, 2021

The conference will be held via Zoom Webinar and will be broadcast via YouTube Live. For more information, visit https://hopkinshistoryofmedicine.org/events/reproconvo2021/.

Conference Schedule for Sunday, February 7:

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. *Panel Seven: Pregnancy and Midwifery in Early Modern and Nineteenth-Century Medicine

Chair: Mary Fissell, Professor of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Scottie Hale Buehler, “Producing Midwives in Eighteenth-century France.”

Paola Uparela, “Regímenes gineco-escópicos de la Modernidad: erotismo y putrefacción en La Parturienta” (Gyneco-Scopic Regimes of Modernity: Erotism and Putrefaction in the Representation of Pregnant Woman).

Paige Donaghy, “Toward a theory of non-re-production: examples from the early modern ‘false conception’ and contemporary ‘molar pregnancy.’”

Saurav Kumar Rai, “Begetting a Male Child: Women Reproductive Health in Late Colonial Ayurvedic Discourse.”

1:00-2:30 p.m. *Reverse Keynote Discussion of Taking Children: A History of American Terror (Oakland, CA: UC Press, 2020) by Laura Briggs, Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lorgia García Peña, Associate Professor of History and Literature at Harvard University

Lina Rosa Berrío Palomo, Profesora-investigadora de Antropología Social en CIESAS Pacifico Sur

Nina Lakhani, Journalist for The Guardian and author

Rachel Nolan, Journalist and Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Boston

Elizabeth O’Brien, Assistant Professor of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University

3:00-4:30 p.m. Panel Eight: Global Perspectives on Race, Class, Reproductive Governance, and Obstetric Violence

Chair: Christy Thornton

Young su Park, “Implanon: Temporalities and Ethics of Family Planning for Ethiopian Female Migrant Workers.”

Samantha Serrano, and Denise Mattin, “Childbirth and Postpartum Care of Bolivian Immigrant Women in São Paulo, Brazil-Sweatshops, Obstetric Violence and Cariño.”

Sara Matthiesen, “Toward a History of State Neglect: Women of Color and Reproduction in the U.S.”

Morgen Chalmiers, ““Too Many Babies?” Reproductive Governance and the Refugee Subject.”

*El asterisco significa que habrá interpretación simultanea al español *Astrisk denotes simultaneous translation of panel to Spanish

For additional information on translations, visit https://hopkinshistoryofmedicine.org/events/reproconvo2021/