Category Archives: Blood

The Scale of Blood

By Darren N. Wagner [1] “A” is for “Blood” Examining blood has been instrumental to Western medical practice since antiquity, but methods and technologies for observing blood have changed dramatically, and so too have the social meanings of blood. I

The Scale of Blood

By Darren N. Wagner [1] “A” is for “Blood” Examining blood has been instrumental to Western medical practice since antiquity, but methods and technologies for observing blood have changed dramatically, and so too have the social meanings of blood. I

Knowing Blood: Medical Observations, Fluid Meanings/Sang sens: observations médicales, interprétations fluides

An exhibition in English and French at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine By Darren N. Wagner and Nick Whitfield Knowing Blood is an exhibition that explores the fundamental role of observation in shaping the medical meanings of

Knowing Blood: Medical Observations, Fluid Meanings/Sang sens: observations médicales, interprétations fluides

An exhibition in English and French at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine By Darren N. Wagner and Nick Whitfield Knowing Blood is an exhibition that explores the fundamental role of observation in shaping the medical meanings of

“For the blood is the life:”* Dracula and the Victorian Politics of Blood

By Travis Lau How do we begin to historicize blood as a fluid material and as a symbol that has the potential to bear a “social life”[1] beyond the body? This essay employs Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) as a case

“For the blood is the life:”* Dracula and the Victorian Politics of Blood

By Travis Lau How do we begin to historicize blood as a fluid material and as a symbol that has the potential to bear a “social life”[1] beyond the body? This essay employs Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) as a case