Category: Videos

Beyond “Body Worlds”: Ethics and the Public Display of Anatomical Specimens

A lecture by Robert Juette, the second presentation in the Winter 2007 lecture series, Exhibiting Controversy: From Mapplethorpe to “Body Worlds” and Beyond. “Body Worlds,” an exhibit developed by Gunther von Hagens, scientific director of the Institute for Plastination in Heidelberg, Germany, displays human...

Conversations about . . . . Museums and Botanical Gardens

Michel Labrecque, Curator, Montreal Botanical Garden, and UM Curator and Research Scientist, David Michener engage in a conversation about the role of botanical gardens in contemporary society, Winter 2006. Our featured guest, Michel Labrecque, has been Curator and Head of the Department of Research...