Conference Presentations

“The ‘Sale’ of the Archivio and the Destruction of Public Neuroscience in Fascist Italy” – Paper Presented at the 20th Meeting of the International Society for the History of Neurosciences, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., June 1-6, 2015 (see conference program here)

“‘Invisible Wounds’ and World War I Italy’s New Medicine of the Mind” – Paper Presented at History and the Other DisciplinesAmerican Historical Association 129th Annual Meeting: New York, NY, January 2-5, 2015

“From “Lifetime Psychosis” to “Wartime Neurosis:” How Italian Mind and Brain Sciences Escaped from the Asylum during the Great War” – Paper Presented at the History of Science Society Annual Meeting: Chicago, IL, November 6-9, 2014 (see conference program here)

“The Snuffbox: Why It Took an Empire to Build a Device Made Redundant by Human Anatomy” – Paper Presented at the Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH, Nov. 3-6, 2011 (see conference program here)

“Neurology and Psychiatry in Austro-Hungarian and Interwar Trieste, 1876-1936” – Paper Presented at the 23rd Nordic Medical History Congress, Oslo, Norway, May 25-27, 2011 (see conference program here)

“Italian Neurologists and Psychiatrists in World War I” – Poster Presented at the 15th Meeting of the International Society for the History of Neurosciences, Paris, France, June 15-19, 2010 (see conference program here)

“From the Freudian Dream to the Pirandellian Scene: On-Stage Psychoanalytic Theory and Therapy in Italy” – Paper Presented at the Psychoanalysis and/as Theater Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 28-29, 2008

“From the Chain Reaction to the Cambrian: Franco Rasetti’s Fusion of Nuclear Physics and Photographic Paleontology” – Paper Presented at Connecting Disciplines: 6th Joint Meeting of the British Society for the History of Science, the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, and the History of Science Society, Keble College, Oxford, UK, July 4-6, 2008 (program here)

“The Vicar of Via Panisperna: Franco Rasetti’s Century-Long Journey from Physics to Paleontology (1901-2001)” – Paper Presented at the History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Crystal City, VA, Nov. 1-4, 2007

“A Baltic Noblewoman and Italian Psychoanalysis” –  Paper Presented at the History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Nov. 2-5, 2006

“Princess Lampedusa, Italy’s Pioneer Psychoanalyst” – Paper Presented at the First Annual Italian Studies Graduate Student Symposium, Princeton University: Princeton, NJ, March 4, 2006

Course Papers (Selected)

Disclaimer: The science in these review papers may be dated and the formatting leaves to be desired; they are listed here as they show a long-standing interest in the history of neuroscience:

“Shaking Palsy: The Role of Free Radicals in the Pathophysiology of Parkinson’s Disease,” May 3, 2001

“Chlorpromazine: For Better for Worse,” April 2, 2001; quoted as a bibliographical reference in Daniela Daniel, ”Desenvolvimento de célula espectroelectroquimica em fluxo e sua aplicaçao analítica ao estudo e a determinaçao de derivados fenotiazínicos,” Doctoral Dissertation in Analytical Chemistry, adviser Prof. Dr. Ivano G.R. Gutz, University of Sao Paulo Chemical Institute, Brazil, 2004, p. 157