MARTOR 20 / 2015

Bodies / Matter – Narratives of Corporeality

 

Contents • Sommaire

 

Alexandra ION and Corina DOBOŞ
Introduction: Historicizing the Body

I. Bodies as Scientific Objects at the Turn of the Century

Oana MATEESCU
The Medium of the Body: Photography and the Senses in the Psychic Laboratory

Alexandra ION
Breaking Down the Body and Putting It Back: Structuring Knowledge in the “Francisc I. Rainer” Anthropological Collection

Corina DOBOŞ
Hormones, glandes et criminalité: “l’unité somato‐psychique” du délinquant dans la Grande Roumanie

II. In Sickness and in Health: the Medical Body

Constantin BĂRBULESCU
“Some Weak and Ill Beings.” The Topic of Race Degeneration and the Representations of the Corporality of the Rural Population in the Medical Discourse in Romania (1860‐1910)

Zsuzsa BOKOR
Enemy of the World in City and Village. Anti‐Venereal Disease Campaigns of Cluj Physicians in Inter‐War Provincial Transylvania

Andrei MIHAIL
Chronic Isolation: Experiencing a Cured Disease at the Leprosarium of Tichilești

III. Corporeality: from Performance to Representation

Melinda BLOS‐JÁNI
Children Addressing the Camera. Performing Childhood in Transylvanian Home Movies from the 1930s

Raluca BOBOC
Making Sense of the Sapiential Body. A Reading of the Sense Organs in Proverbs

Laura GRÜNBERG
Knowledge through Gendered Body‐Centered Surveillance

Cristina BOGDAN
Y a-t-il un corps du péché et de la maladie? La Paresse et la Peste dans l’iconographie
religieuse roumaine (XVIIIe-XIXe siècles)

IV. The Body on Display

Cosmin MANOLACHE, Lila PASSIMA
The House of the Soul

Gabriela NICOLESCU, Lila PASSIMA, Corina DOBOŞ
Displaying the Undisplayable: Nameless in the World. An Exhibition on the Pro-Natalist Policies of the Ceaușescu Regime

V. Field Notes on Corporeality

Jana AL OBEIDYINE
Being Carolyn Carlson: An Auto‐Ethnography of Exploring the Body as a Site for Knowledge Transmission

Mirel BĂNICĂ
The Mother of Us All. A Few Considerations on the Female Archetype and the Body during Pilgrimages

Anca‐Maria PĂNOIU
Son propre corps sur les mains des autres. La manipulation quotidienne du corps souffrant

VI. Book Reviews

Marius Turda and Aaron Gillette, Latin Eugenics in Comparative Perspective, London & New York, Bloomsbury Academic, 2014, 306 p. (reviewed by Călin COTOI)

Constantin Bărbulescu, România medicilor. Medici, țărani și igienă rurală în România
de la 1860 la 1910, București, Humanitas, 2015, 356 p. (reviewed by Lidia TRĂUŞAN‐MATU)