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"The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States"
Start Date: 11/16/2017Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Date: 11/16/2017End Time: 8:00 PM
Event Description:
On November 16th, Sari Altschuler, Swarthmore alumnus, class of '01, will return to campus to discuss her new book, forthcoming from from UPenn Press in 2018, titled The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States.

A recent addition to the English Department at Northeastern, Altschuler is a leading voice in the study of Early American medicine, the history of disability, and the medical humanities. Her scholarship has been published across a wide array of publications, including Early American Literature, American Literature, American Literary History, PMLA, and The Lancet. Awards and honors include the Society for the Historians of the Early American Republic Dissertation Prize and the Society of Early Americanists Essay Prize. Altschuler is also the recipient of prizes and fellowships, including long-term awards from the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, the Hench Postdoctoral Fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Location Information:
*Swarthmore College - Kohlberg
Room: Kohlberg, Scheuer Room
Contact Information:
Name: Don James McLaughlin
Phone: 215-300-3959
Email: dmclaug1@swarthmore.edu
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