Visual Cultures in Natural History, the Life Sciences, and Medicine

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Consortium Respectful Behavior Policy

Participants at Consortium activities will treat each other with respect and consideration to create a collegial, inclusive, and professional environment that is free from any form of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Participants will avoid any inappropriate actions or statements based on individual characteristics such as age, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, nationality, political affiliation, ability status, educational background, or any other characteristic protected by law. Disruptive or harassing behavior of any kind will not be tolerated. Harassment includes but is not limited to inappropriate or intimidating behavior and language, unwelcome jokes or comments, unwanted touching or attention, offensive images, photography without permission, and stalking.

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Upcoming Meetings

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Past Meetings

  • March 19, 2021

    Laura Aguilera, Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, University of British Columbia, diss. ch. “Transcultural Trajectories of Two Feathered Objects” (from her dissertation "Transcultural Mobilities: The Translation of Mesoamerican Knowledge and Early Modern Natural History")

  • February 19, 2021

    Anna Clemencia Guerrero, Center for Biology and Society, Arizona State University, “Images of ‘Groupness’ in the History of Microbiology” (from her dissertation "The Role of Images and Pictorial Representation in Biofilm Science”)

  • January 15, 2021

    Revisiting Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison, Objectivity, chapters 2 and 3.