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History’s Elly Truitt Speaks on Robots in the Middle Ages

Posted January 29, 2013

Bryn Mawr Assistant Professor of History Elly Truitt gave a lecture at the Observation Room in New York City on the topic of robots in the Middle Ages. Her talk, “Medieval Robots: Automata Since the First Millennium,” focused on how robots have appeared in literature, art, courtly ceremonies, and liturgical ritual for centuries, and how […]

Author to Discuss History of Medical Approaches to Intersex

Posted April 1, 2010
Book cover, bodies in doubt

On Tuesday, April 6, at 4:15 p.m. in Carpenter 21, Elizabeth Reis will discuss her new book, Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009), which addresses the origins and implications of today’s medical management of intersex. Reis, an associate professor of women’s and gender studies and history at the […]

Former Philly Mayoral Candidate Sam Katz to Screen Excerpts From Series on Philadelphia History

Posted November 19, 2009

Philadelphia businessman and former mayoral candidate Sam Katz, will screen excerpts from his documentary film project Philadelphia: the Great Experiment on Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Carpenter Library Room 21. Katz is the executive producer of the documentary, a work in progress that he expects to take three years to complete. He […]