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First Do No Harm: On the Interplay of Folklore, Myth, and Medicine from the Ancient World to the Renaissance and Beyond

Friday, June 1, 2018 - Saturday, June 2, 2018

CMRS Medical Humanities Conference

This conference, organized by CMRS Affiliate Dr. Sara Burdorff (Lecturer, English, UCLA), Professor Stephanie Jamison (Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA) and Professor Olga Yokoyama (Applied Linguistics, UCLA), examines the intersections between mythology, folklore, and medicine in literature from the classical through early modern periods. Inspired by the UCLA Freshman Mythology Cluster course (GE30) and drawing on sources ranging from hagiography, Celtic and Scandinavian folklore, medieval romance, and early modern drama, this conference engages the critical interplay between medical and literary ideations of the trans-historical human experience.

Advance registration is requested. Please click here to complete the short registration form.

No fee. Limited seating. Self-pay parking in lots 2, 3, and 4. Parking information at https://main.transportation.ucla.edu/campus-parking/visitors

Funding for this symposium is provided by the Armand Hammer Endowment for the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

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Details

Start:
Friday, June 1, 2018
End:
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Venue

Royce Hall Room 306
10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Organizer

CMRS
Phone:
310-825-1880
Email:
cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu
Website:
cmrs.ucla.edu