Lecture Recordings


Recent Submissions

  • Handley-Cousins, Sarah (2021-03-18)
    Dr. Handley-Cousins observes that amputation has become shorthand for Civil War disability. In this presentation, she discusses how reevaluating definitions of disability can shift what we think we know about the bodily ...
  • Granger, John (2015-09-29)
    John Granger explains the practice of alchemy and its reference in literature beginning with Shakespeare and including popular authors like J.K. Rowlings.
  • Estilow, Betsy (2014-05-01)
    African American men and women joined the war effort working at hospitals, on battlefields, and with relief agencies in both the North and South during the Civil War. Serving as surgeons, nurses, hospital attendants, cooks, ...
  • Nespor, Cassandra; Bosela, Mike (Ohio Reading Radio, 2011-08-02)
    The Curator of the Rose Melnick Medical Museum is interviewed about various medical history topics: File 1 is a brief background on the curator and her training. File 2 is about polio vaccines, mastoidectomies, ether ...
  • D'Onofrio, Peter (2014-02-10)
    The Civil War was the first modern war for the United States and resulted in the highest number of US casualties per capita of any war. This presentation discusses the rapid advancements made in American medicine during ...
  • Selby, Kelly (2014-02-07)
    Ohio women contributed to the Union Army's victory in the Civil War through their work in Soldiers Aid Societies and Sanitary Fairs.
  • Chamberlin, Sheena Eagan (2014-02-07)
    Cultural narratives have shaped the history of post-traumatic stress disorder, affecting how it has been understood as well as the way its sufferers have been treated. This presentation explores the shifting cultural ...
  • Selby, Kelly (2014-02-07)
    Veterans of the US Colored Troops used their wartime service to claim the rights promised to them in the 14th and 15th amendments, and how it tested the meaning of citizenship in late nineteenth century Ohio.