Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news How do pandemics end? When Japan reinvented filmmaking. How we lie to ourselves about history. A brief history of presidents and their taxes. How Early Modern empire changed medicine. The Black press and disinformation on Facebook. How the flu pandemic changed Halloween in 1918…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The deadly story of poison. Best practices in period activism. The disappearance of Eve and Sall. Hip-hop’s Afrofuturistic Hive Mind. The 1990s anti-racist action network. The commercial that killed a fast food chain. Black cowboys reclaim their history in the West. “Follow the science,”… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Rebellious history. Is freedom white? Driving Jim Crow. Fearing a fear of germs. Finally, a space toilet for ladies. Trump is afraid of honest history. Erotic vases and a woodcut saint. A brief history of the fast food buffet. A fuller picture of Artemisia… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Sex and the Irish. The Tudors are trending. It keeps happening here. Lampooning political women. How the vampire got his fangs. Progressive love story: Ruth and Marty. Who decides who gets a hysterectomy? How Aztecs reacted to colonial epidemics. What Trump is missing about… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news No rest. Past vaccine disasters. The history of Slim Jims. Black aging matters, too. The oldest cookbook in Korea. The real story of Black anarchists. The history of Black college football. Remember punk rock? Probably not. I’m so bored with the Lost Colonists. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Dear Sirs. Fear of a Black planet. Many Tulsa massacres. Russia’s California colony. Come on and zoom-zoom. On Black Power in the Pacific. Reversing the psychiatric gaze. Can voting stop global warming? Crowd-sourcing a story of a people. “Bad dads” and the policing of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Did my grandmother vote? Most museum docents are white. Plague and protest go hand in hand. Cocaine and Canada in the early 1970s. “Pie for a suffragist’s doubting husband.” The intersections of Blackness and disability. A food historian’s “ode to macaroni and cheese.” A… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Jumping for justice. The death of Hannah Fizer. Eugenics as entertainment. Dental cartoons from 1945. Choosing love over eugenics. A brief history of dangerous others. A song that changed music forever. Taylor Swift as history of medicine books. Naming birds and the stain of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news On sex with demons. Archiving at a distance. Should we kill chivalry?  A history of the raised fist. The post office as public service. The unlikely history of a gay porn landmark. The controversial history behind hurricane names. An old postcard gives clues to… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Toppling Columbus. When plague is not a metaphor. What Black nature might look like. Protesting police violence, a playlist. The world’s most historic ghost towns. The first gay magazine in the United States. Sierra Club grapples with John Muir’s racism. A brief history of… Read more →