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  • September 9 - October 16, 2010: The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman "The Yellow Wallpaper." An exhibit developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, "The Literature of Prescription" examines a 19th-century writer's challenge to the medical profession and therapeutic power of writing. Displaying in the Lamar Soutter Library.
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2010: The Writer as Doctor: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Production of Medical Discourse, talk and book signing by Martha Cutter, PhD, Assoc. Professor of English and African American Studies, UConn, author of Unruly Tongue: Identity and Voice in American Women's Writing, 1850-1930; and The Doctor as Writer, a talk by Susan Makowski, MD, Palliative Care Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Division, UMass Memorial. Co-sponsored by the Humanities in Medicine Committee. Reception and Symposium, Library's Rare Book Room, 5:30 pm. Refreshments will be served.
  • Tuesday, October 19, 2010: Look How Far We've Come (and How We Got Started). The Lamar Soutter Library and the Office of Alumni Relations Celebrate American Archives Month and The History of UMass Medical School's Graduate School of Nursing. Tuesday, October 19, 2010, Faculty Conference Room, Lunch at 11:30, Program at Noon-1:00 pm. Lunchtime Panel – Leadership for a Future of Caring: Personal Reflections on Founding the GSN by Pioneering Deans, Hospital Administrators, Faculty, and Students. Moderator: Dean Paulette Seymour Route, PhD, RN, MS. Panelists: Kathleen Dirschel, PhD, Lillian Goodman, EdD, Mary K. Alexander, EdD, Gail Frieswick, EdD, Anne Bourgeois, EdD, Sue Roberts, DNS, and Karen Coteleso, MS, APR. RSVP to Ellen More by October 12, ellen.more@umassmed.edu
  • Wednesday, March 2, 2011: Oliver Wendell Holmes: Physician and Man of Letters, talk and book signing by Scott Harris Podolsky, MD, Harvard University, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Social Medicine, Director of the Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Medical Library. Co-sponsored by the Humanities in Medicine Committee. Library's Rare Book Room, 5:00 pm. Refreshments will be served.
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