Aug. 19, 2022
Delves into the history of genito-urinary medicine (GUM) and modern-day GUM practice.
Feb. 18, 2022
Ericka Johnson discusses what we think the prostate is and what we use the prostate to think about, examining it in historical, cultural, social, and medical contexts.
Feb. 4, 2022
Dr Stephanie Allen examines an element of female sexual fraud; counterfeit maidenheads.
Aug. 6, 2021
How did men cope with sexual health issues in early modern England? How did they feel when their bodies failed them? This talk investigates how sexual, reproductive, and genitourinary conditions were understood.
May 14, 2021
Mona O’Brien explores how Europeans came to understand syphilis and some of the measures that they enacted in an attempt to control it during the period from the first pandemic outbreak (c.1495) until the 17th century.
Nov. 27, 2020
Dr Noelle Gallagher explores the weird and wonderful cultural life of deformed noses in eighteenth-century British literature and art.
Oct. 30, 2020
Tracey Jolliffe discusses the science of syphilis in the 21st century.
June 10, 2020
Something Borrowed, Something Blue: The Strange History of Aristotle's Masterpiece, by Prof. Mary Fissell.