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Emancipation Day and painful legacies in the teaching of science, medicine, and art

What does Emancipation Day have to do with the Osler Library? Superficially, not much. Peel back the layers of the history of medicine, though, and the relevance becomes clear. For centuries, medicine has been used to generate and perpetuate ideas …

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Art & medicine converge for two Larose-Osler Artists-in-Residence

Observation & drawing exercise led by Lucy Lyons. Credit: Lucy Lyons

La version française suit By Mary Yearl, Head Librarian, Osler Library of the History of Medicine Despite a tight schedule for the installation of her exhibit, “Impossible pathologies: re-fragmenting the archive,” Lucy Lyons carved out time to lead two workshops: …

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Exhibit: The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Yellow Wallpaper. A Biography of Neurasthenia in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries

The Osler Library of the History of Medicine is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Yellow Wallpaper.  A Biography of Neurasthenia in the late 19th and early 20th …

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