The Second West Coast Symposium in the History of Medicine will take place in Calgary, Alberta (Canada) on 1–2 April 2011. The symposium is open to graduate and postdoctoral students, new scholars, and senior undergraduates from across North America working in all fields related to the history of medicine and health care from ancient times to the modern period. It is hosted by the Department of Humanities at Mount Royal University in conjunction with the Department of Greek and Roman Studies and the History of Medicine and Health Care Program at the University of Calgary.
Our mission is to foster interdisciplinary and transchronological exchanges and to provide a safe forum in which new and emerging scholars can share and discuss their research with peers and faculty from a variety of disciplines and institutions.
Speakers include: Jasmina Karabeg (UBC Vancouver), Lukas Richert (U of Saskatchewan), Erna Kurbegovic (U of Calgary), Arthur Allen (Vancouver), Kathryn McKay (Simon Fraser U), Jennifer Creighton (U of Saskatchewan), Karrie Adkins (U of Oregon, United States), Kathrine Zwicker (U of Alberta), Robert Vonk (U of Amsterdam, Holland). The Keynote Speaker is Professor Esyllt W. Jones (U of Manitoba), speaking on "The 1918 Spanish Flue: Winnipeg".
Dr. Frank W. Stahnisch
Associate Professor, AMF/Hannah Professorship in the History of Medicine & Health Care
Department of Community Health Sciences and Department of History
TRW Building Room 3E41
University of Calgary
3280 Hospital Drive N.W.Calgary, AB Canada T2N 4Z6
F: 403-270-7307 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://homepages.ucalgary.ca/~gmedconf/schedule.htm
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