Women and Medieval Household Healthcare

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Jennifer Borland discusses women's role in medieval health.6-7PM Doors open at 5:45PM and close at 8PMIn this talk, Jennifer Borland explores the nature of the households portrayed in a late medieval health guide known as the Régime du corps, and how their members interacted with professionalized medicine. Images in illustrated copies of this text depict …

Free

Cupping by Female Practitioners in Late Medieval Art

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Jennifer Borland discusses women and cupping practices in medieval times.This talk focuses on several late medieval manuscripts that depict scenes of cupping enacted by women practitioners. Cupping, or the application of heated glass cups to the skin to suction away toxins, was among the key surgical interventions used to maintain health in the Middle Ages. …

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Author Talk: Dr. Moira Dolan: Heroes & Scoundrels

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Dr. Moira Dolan dives into the history of the Nobel Prize in Medicine!7-8PM Talk8-9PM Book Signing Doors will open at 6:45 and close at 9:00PM.Description of Event:The Medical Priesthood is due for some critique, and Heroes & Scoundrels will get you thinking.Please join medical historian and author Moira Dolan, MD in a virtual discussion of …

$19.00 - $38.00

Sketch with Sed

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Come sketch with Sed at the International Museum of Surgical Science!1524 N. Lakeshore Drive5PM -7PMDoors open at 4:45 and the Museum will close at 7:30PM.Light refreshments will be servedBasic materials …

$7.00 - $15.00

Kintsugi Gala

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating Japanese culture through music, food, and artwork to support the Museum's Fall Exhibition.Saturday, October 22, 2022General Admission 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm VIP Experience 6:00 pm - 7:00pmThe Japanese Arts Foundation and International Museum of Surgical Science cordially invite you to their inaugural joint Kintsugi Gala. Experience an …

$125.00 - $450.00

Pain: Lessons For Our Future: Fireside Chat with Judith A. Paice

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Fireside Chat '' Pain: Lessons For Our Future''3:30PM - 5PM Wine & Cheese Reception5PM - 6:30PM Fireside Chat '' Pain: Lessons For Our Future''6:30PM - 7PM Questions& AnswersJudith A. Paice, PhD, RN (she, her, hers)Director, Cancer Pain ProgramDivision, Hematology-OncologyNorthwestern University; Feinberg School of MedicineAccessible accommodations include a ramp entrance and elevator. If you need additional …

$20.00

Nois Presents: Wired

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Enjoy electroacoustic music in a historic mansion!"It’s 3am. You’re hovering over your laptop, slightly ~Wired from that coffee you shouldn’t have had ear- lier that night. You’ve found a weird place on the internet and don’t remember how you got there. It’s a library of sorts... full of sounds, some beautifully haunting, some maniacally disjunct. …

$10.00 - $15.00