The Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Lisa Haushofer as the leader of our September Research Seminar.
Lisa Haushofer is a historian of science, food, and economic life. Her research examines the emergence of nutritional consumer products and their role in shaping the production of nutritional knowledge. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Culinaria Research Centre of the University of Toronto. Before coming to Toronto, she received a PhD in history of science from the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University, and an MA in history of medicine from the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London. Her recent publications include:
- “Darby’s Fluid Meat and the Economization of Digestion.” In Acquired Tastes: Stories about the Origins of Modern Food,edited by Benjamin R. Cohen, Michael Kideckel, and Anna Zeide (in preparation).
- “Introduction: Food as Medicine, Medicine as Food.” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Special Issue: Food as Medicine 73, 2 (April 2018). 127-134. Co-authored with Juliana Adelman.
- “Between Food and Medicine: Artificial Digestion, Sickness, and the Case of Benger’s Food.” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Special Issue: Food as Medicine 73, 2 (April 2018). 168-187.
- “Inimitable Innovation: Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach and the Renewal of Surgery, 1822-1847.” In Technological Change in Modern Surgery: Historical Perspectives on Innovation, edited by Thomas Schlich and Christopher Crenner. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2017. 21–50.
For further information, see her website: https://scholar.harvard.edu/haushofer.
In this seminar we will be discussing her paper “On Health: Science, Advertisement, and Fleischmann’s Yeast.” Please contact Michael Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a copy of the paper.
Please join us!
When: September 19, 12-2 pm
Where: IHPST Common Room