Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body
Saint Louis University and Washington University in Saint Louis St. Louis, Missouri, USA February 26-28, 2015 This symposium will examine the impact of Vesalius and his contemporaries on perceptions of the human body in medical, intellectual, and artistic contexts from the early modern period through the present. In addition to the presentation of academic papers, the schedule will include a live anatomy demonstration, rare book workshops, and a publishers’ exhibit hall. Daniel Garrison, Malcolm Hast, and Sachiko Kusukawa will present Keynote Addresses. For more information, please visit http://vesalius.slu.edu or http://vesalius.wustl.edu.