Points Bibliography: Marijuana, Memory, and Craving

Editor’s Note:  These entries are part of an ongoing drug-related dissertation bibliography being compiled by Jonathon Erlen. They were formerly published in the Social History of Alcohol and Drugs journal but are now periodically featured on the Points blog. For more information, contact Dr. Erlen through the link above. Cannabis Users’ Experience of Cannabis Craving: A Test of the Cue-Reactivity ModelContinue reading “Points Bibliography: Marijuana, Memory, and Craving”

Connect with ADHS at AHA 2018 in Washington, D.C.!

Today, historians begin descending upon wintry Washington, D.C., for the 2018 meeting of the American Historical Association. AHA is the largest annual gathering for such professionals and their affiliated societies. Among those represented again this year is the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, with two panels of original research and one roundtable discussion. The date,Continue reading “Connect with ADHS at AHA 2018 in Washington, D.C.!”

Travel as Research: A Historian’s Recent Trip to Huautla de Jiménez, Mexico

Editor’s Note: Today’s post was contributed by David Korostyshevsky, a PhD candidate in the University of Minnesota’s History of Science, Technology, and Medicine program. His research focuses on post-Enlightment discourses of intoxication and addiction in the Atlantic world. Contact him at koros003@umn.edu.   As historians, we are used to traveling to attend academic conferences, visit libraries,Continue reading “Travel as Research: A Historian’s Recent Trip to Huautla de Jiménez, Mexico”

Points 2017: Teaching Drugs, Donald Trump’s “Oxy Electorate,” Opiate Addiction in Assam, and More!

This year was an exciting one for Points. We have enjoyed increasing traffic every year since we started in 2011, and 2017 was no exception with more unique visitors than any year prior! Below are some highlights from the past twelve months. We began the year by sharing a series of perspectives on public drugContinue reading “Points 2017: Teaching Drugs, Donald Trump’s “Oxy Electorate,” Opiate Addiction in Assam, and More!”

Happy Holidays from Points!

We at Points hope you enjoyed the 2017 holiday season and wish you a happy 2018 to come. Later this week, we’ll highlight some of our most-viewed posts of the last twelve months. Thank you for your support of the blog; we’ll see you next year!

CFP: “Bodies That Eat, Bodies That Drink: Biocultural Approaches to Nutrition, Incorporation, and Commensality”

Call for Papers Conference theme: “Bodies That Eat, Bodies That Drink: Biocultural Approaches to Nutrition, Incorporation, and Commensality” Date: January 20, 2018 Location: Spain Subject Fields: Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Public Health, Women’s & Gender History / Studies The theme of 11th International Symposium of CORPUS will be “Bodies that eat, bodiesContinue reading “CFP: “Bodies That Eat, Bodies That Drink: Biocultural Approaches to Nutrition, Incorporation, and Commensality””

CFP Deadline Extended: “Dangerous Oral Histories: Risks, Responsibilities, and Rewards”

CALL FOR PAPERS *The deadline for submission of proposals is now 10 January 2018.* Oral History Society – 2018 Annual Conference Theme:  Dangerous Oral Histories:  Risks, Responsibilities and Rewards 28 & 29 June, 2018 Queen’s University, Belfast This joint conference of the Oral History Society and the Oral History Network of Ireland addresses the ethical andContinue reading “CFP Deadline Extended: “Dangerous Oral Histories: Risks, Responsibilities, and Rewards””

Points Bibliography: Interpreting Psilocybin and Peyote

Editor’s Note:  These entries are part of an ongoing drug-related dissertation bibliography being compiled by Jonathon Erlen. They were formerly published in the Social History of Alcohol and Drugs journal but are now periodically featured on the Points blog. For more information, contact Dr. Erlen through the link above. Ego Death Resulting from Psilocybin Experiences: Exploring the Concept Within Mysticism Author:Continue reading “Points Bibliography: Interpreting Psilocybin and Peyote”

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