Museum Studies Program Blog

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...