TAG: medicine

Summer exhibits explore the magic of Harry Potter’s world, modern medicine, and Shakespeare

Posted in News on June 15, 2017 at 6:00 am

This summer you can explore two exhibits that take a look at the history of science and medicine through the lens of literature: J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series and Shakespeare’s most beloved plays. SPOKANE VALLEY LIBRARY July 3–August 12 Although fantastical stories, the magic in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is partially based […]

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Gender roles, creativity, & madness: Cultural context of “The Yellow Wall-Paper”

Posted in News on January 26, 2017 at 6:00 am

What if you were excluded from political and intellectual life based on your gender? In the late 19th century, at a time when women were challenging traditional ideas about gender that excluded them from political and intellectual life, medical and scientific experts drew on notions of female weakness to justify inequality between the sexes. Artist […]

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