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The Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies

October 2022

LACIS Lunchtime Lecture: “40 Days Without Food. The controversial public fast of Dr. Henry S. Tanner in New York, 1880”

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
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Agustí Nieto-Galan About the presentation: In the late nineteenth century, hunger artists’ performances attracted considerable interest in Europe and America. Public fasting for 30-40 days progressively became a commodity in the urban marketplace which could…

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