Grave Robbing, Goblins, and Ghouls: Anatomical Education in 19th Century Richmond
Join Tompkins-McCaw Library's Jodi Koste for a lecture on Grave Robbing, Goblins, and Ghouls: Anatomical Education in 19th Century Richmond on Thursday, October 28 from 4 to 5 pm in Sanger Hall, Room 4-026. 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. Seating is limited; advanced registration is encouraged.