In Search of the Clitoris (Susan Wells Lecture)

Susan Wells, Professor of English at Temple, is a scholar whose work has repeatedly explored the relation between medicine and rhetoric. She has published two books in this area, Out of the Dead House (Wisconsin, 2001), on nineteenth century women physicians and scientific writing, and Our Bodies Ourselves and the Work of Writing (Stanford, 2010). She's currently at work on a book about Renaissance physician and writer Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy. This lecture, co-sponsored by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program, will draw on her work in Our Bodies Ourselves.

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Friday, February 5, 2016 - 3:00pm

Location and Address

William Pitt Union, Lower Lounge