Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Who gets the embryos? How to create a human being. The secret history of Leviticus. Why is history all about humans? Diseases of virgins and spinsters. America’s first female mapmaker. Polio and the origins of Candy Land. Race and identity in medieval Europe. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of desserts. The history of toothpaste. Selling dead people’s things. The history of American fear. Civil War soldiers who glowed. Returning the wandering womb. The “macaroni” scandal of 1772. Why disability studies for archives? How to write about criminal women. How science… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of hospice. Archiving while black. Lobotomies and colitis. How to decolonize a museum. The 18th-century craze for gin. A brief history of the word “femme.” An intellectual history of the sandbox. A history of home sewing and fashion. The secret surgeries of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Sex ed in 1990s Britain. When salad was manly AF. The J. Marion Sims problem. The great wallpaper rebellion. Chinese medicine and the Black Panthers. Rosie the Riveter and the California dream. How our grandmother’s disappeared into history. The 12 best posters from the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of noise. Why China loves┬áJane Eyre. The women of the Bauhaus. We are the original lifehackers. Irish tattoos in 1860s New York. The history of “racially charged.” The quest to breed gifted children. Comedy is a part of feminist history. The actress… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A brief history of beards. Examining Hitler’s teeth. Flirting tips from the Victorians. The racist history of amusement parks. A history of America’s awful beer glass. The surprisingly intolerant history of milk. Victorians, train rides, and instant insanity. Debunking the myth of the chubby… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The first gay cookbook. The fast and the feminine. Explore the Disney morgue. The deadly history of nostalgia. Roanoke made me queer again. The rise and fall of the waterbed. Your tampon could save your life. The women who brought you LSD. Stepford wives… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The beautiful brain. Indispensable midwives? Scooby Doo in the museum. A history of children’s menus. How to make an abortion joke. A hairy history of eyebrow trends. Shakespeare’s close call with tyranny. My secret summer with Stalin’s daughter. The history of searching for a… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of hair dye. An obit you must read. A history of the “blurb.” A family history of lynching. The women who led slave revolts. A history of resuscitation techniques. Did drinking give me breast cancer? Foucault, sexuality, and neoliberalism. The women at… Read more →

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 →