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Fridays at Newcomb

Reexamining the Pelvic: The Pelvic Instruction Controversy of the 1970s

featuring Wendy Kline

Date: Friday, January 25, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Building: Caroline Richardson Building, Anna Many Lounge
Location: uptown campus

 In the 1970s, medical educators deliberated over how best to prepare medical students for routine gynecological care, while female medical students and consumer rights advocates criticized their methods as demeaning to women.   The controversy transformed routine gynecological care by challenging many of the assumptions about how to understand and examine the female body. Kline is a Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati. Co-sponsored by the Tulane History Department and by VOX.

Sponsored by: Newcomb College InstituteHistory Department, Vox

Admission: Free
Attendance: See description
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Jan Mulvihill via email to jmulvihi@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-247-1639

Additional information may be found at the event website at http://tulane.edu/newcomb/fridays.cfm






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