Bakersfield Area Skeptics Society Monthly Meetup

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Kate Mulry, Assistant Professor in the Department of History at California State University, Bakersfield, will talk about her upcoming article: “They Will Mix and Interchange their Colours: Inoculating Sap and Blood in the Eighteenth-Century Anglo Atlantic.”

Dr. Mulry received her BA from Princeton University and her PhD from New York University. Her research and writing consider connections between the environment, medicine, and the body in the early modern Atlantic world. She recently contributed a chapter on scent in the volume, Empire of the Senses: Sensory Practices of Colonialism in Early America with Brill in 2018. Her book An Empire Transformed: Remaking Bodies and Landscapes in the Restoration Atlantic will be published in the Early American Places series with New York University Press. She has won fellowships from Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, the American Antiquarian Society, Winterthur Research Library, and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History, among others.