Medicine, Empire, and Commerce in 19th Century American Literature and Culture

25Jul2019

From 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Heather Chacón has conducted research to inform two chapters of her upcoming book, Health Movements: Medicine, Empire, and Commerce in 19th Century American Literature and Culture. In conjunction with John Uri Lloyd’s novels, she explored Lloyd’s literary and scientific archives as well as nineteenth and twentieth century medical literature to contextualize her literary analysis within a medico-historical perspective. 

Heather Chacón, Assistant Professor of English at Greensboro College, earned her Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky and has published in leading scholarly journals dedicated to American Literature and/or the medical humanities 

Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30.