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Dr. Meijer’s Conference Papers:
2012 “Drawings Petrus Camper Made of Specimens from his Famous Museum”East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (E-C/ASECS)Baltimore, MD
2012invited paper
“Cranial Varieties in the Human and Orang Species”
Invention of Race international conferenceLausanne, Switzerland
2011 program “Medical Environmentalism in Buffon’s Anthropology” Bloodwork: The Politics of the Body 1500-1900 conferenceCollege Park, MD
2010 programinvited paper
“Bones, Law and Order in Amsterdam”
poster The Groninger Meteor: Petrus Camper 1722-1789 conferenceGroningen, Netherlands
2008“Deciphering the Politics of Petrus Camper” East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (E-C/ASECS)Washington, DC
2007 programlink “The Collaboration Manqué: Petrus Camper’s Son at Montbard, 1785-1787” The Buffon Legacy international conferenceDijon, France
2006 handoutinvited paper
“The Intersection of Race and Aesthetics in 18th-Century Anthropology”
USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI)
The Sciences of Race in the Long Eighteenth Century conference
Los Angeles, CA
2006 handoutlink “The Novel Aspects of Buffon’s Otherwise Classical Environmentalism” link American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)Montreal, Canada
2004“The Skin Color Debate About Adam and Eve” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)Boston, MA
2004“Animating Eighteenth-Century Metamorphoses” link American Association for History and Computing (AAHC)Washington, DC
2003link “Petrus Camper on Shoe Morphology”link East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (EC-ASECS) link Greensburg, PA
2003Panel Chair of link The Impact of Petrus Camper on the Republic of LettersInternational Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS)Los Angeles, CA
2003“Paradise Moved: Science Affects Religion” International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS) Los Angeles, CA
2003“The Sinfulness of Foreign Features: Ugliness = Unnatural”Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SEASECS)Columbia, SC
2003link “The Dialectic of the Occipital Foramen”Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS)Durham, NC
2002“Petrus Camper’s Protean Performances: The Metamorphoses”East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (EC-ASECS)Rosemont, PA
2002“The Century of the Orangutan”Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SEASECS)Chapel Hill, NC
2001link “An Ethical Heroine: Nancy Jenison, M.D.”Ethical Society of St. LouisSt. Louis, MO
2001“Petrus Camper’s Anatomy of the Passions: The Revolt against Descartes”East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (EC-ASECS)Cape May, NJ
2001“Up from the Cosmic Fall: Buffon’s Human Prototype”American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)New Orleans, LA
2000“Classical Statuary in the Anthropology of Petrus Camper (1722-1789)”East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (EC-ASECS)Norfolk, VA
2000“Anatomy and Physiology in Herder’s IdeenAmerican Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)Philadelphia, PA
2000link “Early 20th-Century Ethics in Practice: The Case of Nancy B. Jenison, M.D.”Seminar in the History of Medicine, National Library of Medicine (at NIH)Bethesda, MD
1999“The Fifth Ascent of the Mont Blanc: Adriaan Gilles Camper (1759-1820)” Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (MWASECS)Columbia, MO
1998“Biological Rhetoric in J. G. Herder”European History Section of the Southern Historical Association (SHA)Birmingham, AL
1998“Classical Ideas in Eighteenth-Century Anthropology”Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (MWASECS)Mackinaw City, MI
1998“Biological Rhetoric in Herder’s IdeenAmerican Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)South Bend, IN
1997 program“Buffon on Rhetoric and Race Formation”CHEIRON: International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social SciencesRichmond, VA
1997“Pre-Professional Anthropology”Capital Area Independent Scholars (CAIS), American UniversityWashington, DC
1997“Eighteenth-Century Anthropology: Linnaeus, Buffon, Camper, and Blumenbach”Scholars’ Colloquium Series, Library of CongressWashington, DC
1997“Buffon and Eighteenth-Century Theories of Race”Seminar in the History of Medicine, National Library of Medicine (at NIH)Bethesda, MD
1996“Buffon’s Natural Law of Race Formation”European History Section of the Southern Historical Association (SHA)Little Rock, AR
1995“Race and Aesthetics in the Anthropology of Petrus Camper (1722-1789)”Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SEASECS)Mobile, AL
1994“Reexamining the Facial Angle Theory of Petrus Camper”Arkansas Sociological and Anthropological Association (ASAA), Hendrix CollegeConway, AR
1994Panel Chair of Constructing Primates: Science, Literature, and the Boundaries of the HumanAmerican Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)Charleston, SC
1994Facial Angle Theory of Petrus Camper (1722-1789)”History Department Faculty and Graduate Seminar, University of Central ArkansasConway, AR
1992Participated in Travellours’ Histories: European Representations of New World Cultures seminarDr. Steven Mullaney (Michigan), Folger Shakespeare LibraryWashington, DC
1991“Petrus Camper and Eighteenth-Century Physical Anthropology”Staff Seminar in the History of Medicine, National Library of Medicine (at NIH)Bethesda, MD
1991“The Anthropology of Petrus Camper (1722-1789)”American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)Pittsburgh, PA
1989Attended Bicentennial of Petrus Camper, Museum OpeningRoyal University of GroningenGroningen, The Netherlands
1986“Wij zijn alle zwarten, Petrus Camper (1722-1789) and Pre-paradigm Germanic Anthropology”History of Science Colloquium, Royal University of UtrechtUtrecht, The Netherlands

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