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This sounds of interest to SciArt members in the Los Angeles area.

 Karen Reeds
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On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 5:15 PM, Megan Rosenbloom <[log in to unmask]>
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> Some of you might be interested in this one-day conference at USC on
> November 5, free to RSVP. Details below. Please address any questions to
> Janet Kramer at [log in to unmask], I’m not an organizer, only a
> panelist. Thanks!
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> *"Medicine and the Image: The Visible Human"*
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> *Fall 2014 Conference and Public Gallery Exhibit*
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> *CONFERENCE PROGRAM*
> <http://dornsife.usc.edu/medicine-image-conference-program/>* | **RSVP*
> <http://www.usc.edu/dept/pubrel/specialevents/esvp/esvp_medhum.php>
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> From the anatomical drawings of Vesalius to contemporary MRI and CT scans,
> images create and popularize medical knowledge as well as influence
> diagnosis and treatment. This one-day conference will explore how the human
> body and its experiences of illness are imagined and made visible in
> medical research, practice and education. How does representation, both
> visual and literary, construct and complicate facts about a medically
> knowable body? How does it also change our individual and societal
> perceptions of illness, disease, and health? In what ways do technological
> advances in imaging techniques, including virtual reality simulations,
> influence medical practices? How can the analysis and creation of art
> enrich medical education?
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> The conference aims to facilitate an interdisciplinary conversation by
> bringing together scholars from a variety of fields including Art, History,
> Literature, Communications, Anthropology, Medical Illustration, and
> Medicine. Events for the day will include research presentations on the
> relationship between medicine and images; a career roundtable for students
> interested in the health humanities; a keynote lecture on the use of
> entertainment applications at the intersection of behavioral science,
> medicine and public health; and a public gallery exhibit of medical images.
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> *Conference*
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> *Wednesday, November 5 | 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM *
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> *Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240*
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> *Public Gallery Exhibit*
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> *Monday, November 3 - Friday, November 7*
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> *Von KleinSmid Center Courtyard*
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> *Organizing Sponsor: USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics*
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> *Co-Sponsors: USC Office of the Provost, Sidney Harman Academy for
> Polymathic Study, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Center
> for Feminist Research, Department of Comparative Literature, Comparative
> Studies in Literature and Culture Doctoral Program, and Visual Studies
> Research Institute*
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> Megan Rosenbloom, MLIS AHIP
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> Associate Director for Collection Resources
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> Norris Medical Library
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> University of Southern California
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> 323-442-1134
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> Megan Rosenbloom, MLIS AHIP
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> Associate Director for Collection Resources
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> Norris Medical Library
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> University of Southern California
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> 323-442-1134
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> [log in to unmask]
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