Syphilis Symposium 27.01.15

Image from verso of leaf 48 in Hunterian Z.2.12, De morbo Gallico ut vulgo dicitur, 1516.

Image from verso of leaf 48 in Hunterian Z.2.12, De morbo Gallico ut vulgo dicitur, 1516.

There are still a few places available for our Syphilis Symposium this coming Tuesday. If you’d like to attend please use the Eventbrite link below to book a place:-

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/glasgow-syphilis-collection-symposium-tickets-14972964540

Doors will open at 1pm for those who wish to arrive early to view the items on display, before the afternoon’s speakers commence at 1:30pm. The running order is as follows:-

 

1:30-1:40 – Introduction by Sonny Maley

1:40-2:10 – The Glasgow Syphilis Project or, how to leave a research legacy in only six months – Sonny Maley

2:10-2:40 – ‘Naming and blaming? from mal francese to lues venera: the extraordinary collection of syphilis tracts at Glasgow’ – Prof. Samuel Cohn

2:40-3:00 – ‘“Dear was the Conquest of a new found World”: Digital humanities and the language of syphilis’ – Dr. Marc Gabriel Alexander

3:00-3:30 – Tea/coffee

3:30-4:00 – “…something of a venereal disorder”: the etiquette of syphilis in Dr. William Cullen’s Epistolary “Consultations” (1755-1789) – Dr. David Shuttleton

4:00-4:30 – ‘Venereal Disease before John Hunter: At Least it isn’t Serious‘ – Dr. Noelle Dückmann Gallagher

4:30-4:50 – Current Presentation and Management of Syphilis – Dr. Andrew Winter

 

The symposium will take place in the Henry Heaney Room in Special Collections on level 12 of the library. Please arrive promptly as we have a packed schedule.

 



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