William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum Lunchtime Talk Programme

Published: 1 October 2018

Wednesdays 3 October - 19 December 2018

3 October – 19 December 2018
Hunterian Art Gallery
Admission free

Join us in the Hunterian Art Gallery every Wednesday until 19 December for a special programme of 10 minute lunchtime talks inspired by the William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum exhibition.

3 October 2018
William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum: Curator's Introduction
Mungo Campbell, The Hunterian

10 October 2018
A triangular trade of medical knowledge: William Hunter, enslaved women and Scottish medical expertise
Dr Christine Whyte, Lecturer in Global History, University of Glasgow

17 October 2018
Anatomy in the Digital Age
Dr Paul Rea, Senior Lecturer in Human Life Sciences, University of Glasgow

24 October 2018
Strange Foreign Bodies
Dr Dominic Paterson, The Hunterian

31 October 2018
‘Mr Termite’ – An agent of entomology and the empire in 18th century Sierra Leone
Jeanne Robinson, The Hunterian

7 November 2018
Dissecting and Drawing: Anatomical works on paper in William Hunter's collection
Alicia Hughes, University of Glasgow

14 November 2018
Conceptions of Knowledge in William Hunter's Library
Matthew Sangster, Lecturer in 18th Century Literature and Material Culture, University of Glasgow

21 November 2018
William Hunter’s Corals -  Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?
Maggie Reilly, The Hunterian

28 November 2018
The Curious Collector: Provenance in William Hunter's Library 
Michelle Craig, Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholar, University of Glasgow

5 December 2018
The Curious Collector: What William Hunter's portraits tell us about the man
Anne Dulau Beveridge, The Hunterian

12 December 2018
Gold of the Emperors
Dr Donal Bateson, The Hunterian

18 December 2018 *additional talk on Tuesday*
Hunter and the Pacific
Dr Andy Mills, Tapa Barkcloth Project

19 December 2018
‘The body fresh to cast’: Solomon Porter and the Écorché Figure
Frances Osis, University of Glasgow

First published: 1 October 2018

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