Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news What’s a museum? How to woo a suffragist. The Abigail Adams problem. Rewriting black gendered stories. The rise and fall of the Spamettes. The history of “pickles and ice cream.” Conversion therapy and the culture wars. The radical women of Latin American art. Charles… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Disability, race, and art. The faces of World War I. Perfume advice for Victorians. A brief history of fake doctors. The language of American loggers. The Chinese survivors of the Titanic. (Mis)understanding a female serial killer. The strange history of medicinal turpentine. 10 historical… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The testosterone myth. Rube Goldberg got tech right. The history of the wolf-whistle. Archives and dumping grounds. On the misuses of medical history. The curious origins of the dollar sign. A brief history of breasts for pleasure. What it means to study food at… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Titillating toes. Guns in the family. Gender roles, not Jell-O rolls. A history of pseudo-profanity. Desexing the Kinsey Institute. Make every class sex ed class. Power dressing: a feminist history. A 1925 version of “men are trash.” A world of food history goes digital…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Disasters have histories. A brief history of gay theater. The controversial Sister Serpents. Nasty women, meet gobby women. How social media spread a historical lie. “For decades, our coverage was racist.” The ten women of the FBI’s most wanted. The whitewashing of King’s assassination…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Secrets of a brothel privy. Susan B. Anthony’s bad food. A woman on Mount Rushmore? The history of the “ideal” woman. Lena Dunham’s lesson for doctors. Why black disability history matters. Walking in Harriet Tubman’s footsteps. Key concepts and research in bioethics. Women’s Experiences… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of the “ditz” voice. Menstruating while disabled. Vintage posters of strong women. The vaccine that changed the world. The illnesses and death of Queen Mary I. Super Spooner and the Witchcraft murder. The story of the skull found in a London pub…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Under Victorian microscopes. When poop becomes medicine. The racist history of crisis actors. When London pubs were full at 7 AM. The feminist history of the French fairy tale. Human bones could belong to infamous pirate. The history and future of feminist resistance in… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Selling American vigor. Every president’s health ranked. Slavery and the American university. How Americans preserved British English. Audio love letters were hot in the 30s and 40s. The oldest known valentine was written in prison. News Flash: History is not just for straight people…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Treating the influenza in 1918-9. The Jimmy Carter rabbit incident. This picture will make you nostalgic. A history of military parades in the US. The rich cultural history of nameplate jewelry. How to have a historically accurate lover’s tiff. The complicated history of race… Read more →