Hughes Lounge, 3rd Floor Cohen Hall
Professor Steven Feierman will be discussing the intersections of health and healing, science, and religion in Africa, in the context of two of his published works: Steven Feierman, "Explanation and Uncertainty in the Medical World of Ghaambo" (Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Volume 74, Number 2, Summer 2000, pp. 317-344) and a co-authored chapter with John M. Janzen, "African Religions" in Science and Religion Around the World (eds. Brooke and Numbers, OUP, 2011 pp. 229-251)
Professor Feierman will also reflect on his experiences of teaching histories of health, healing, and science beyond the West.