Virginia Commonwealth University


Title: Grave Robbing, Goblins, and Ghouls: Anatomical Education in 19th Century Richmond Lecture

Date/Time: 10/31/2011  4:00 - 5:00 pm

Presenter: Jodi Koste

Registration: 139 seats available (Max. Class Size = 200)
(Class is archived)

Building: Egyptian Building   Baruch Auditorium

Cost: $0  

Sponsor: VCU Libraries

Audience: General Public

Category: Teaching/Learning

Description: Anatomical instruction has been integral to medical education for centuries. Discover how anatomy was taught in Richmond during the 19th century and why students and faculty were involved in procuring cadavers for this important educational experience. A brief walking tour of the MCV Campus highlighting stories about grave robbing, goblins, and ghouls will follow the presentation (separate registration required). Seating is limited; advanced registration is encouraged.

Contact: Thelma Mack