Recent and Upcoming Lectures / Talks

Reading as Doing: Anatomy Texts as How-To Manuals
History of Science Society annual meeting, Atlanta, November 2016

Animals and Humans in Louis XIV’s Paris
New York Academy of Medicine, September 2016

The Long View: History, Novelty, and Change
Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, August 2016

Severino, Faber e Perrault: storia naturale, anatomia comparata e descrizione degli animali
Conference, “Il contributo di Marco Aurelio Severino (1580-1656) alla storia della medicina, della scienza e della tecnica nella prima età moderna,” University of Calabria (Italy), July 2016

Giants, Fossils, and Mythology in Early Modern France
Plenary lecture, George Rudé Seminar in French History, Sydney, Australia, July 2016

Anatomistes, savants et animaux à la cour du Roi Soleil
Seminar, École normale supérieure, Paris, April 2016

They Might Be Giants: Fossils, Mythology, and National Identity in Early Modern Europe
Center for the Humanities Lecture, OSU, March 2016

Cannibals and Saints: Bones as Medicine in Early Modern Europe
Horning Lecture, OSU, January 2016

Skeletons, Provenance, and Identity, 1650-1800
History of Science Society annual meeting, San Francisco, November 2015

Ecological Histories: the Uses of History at Two LTER Sites
Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Baltimore, August 2015

Vital Bones: Skeletons, Relics, and Therapies in the Long Eighteenth Century
ISECS, Rotterdam, July 2015

The Skeleton Trade: Life, Death, and Commerce in Early Modern Europe Conference “Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition,” CRASSH,
Cambridge University, June 2015

*Which Animals Do We Choose to Save?
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife seminar series, Oregon State University, May 2015

*Roundtable, “How Do We Study Eighteenth-Century Science?”
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Los Angeles, March 2015

*Obesity and Depression in the Enlightenment
Series on “Blue,” Benton County (OR) Historical Museum, February 2015