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In the Flesh: An Exhibit by Elli Crocker – Closes May 18

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester

Prima Materia 1 Mind/body duality. The human place in the natural world. Clark University’s Elli Crocker (Studio Art) delves into these central motifs with her latest exhibit, In the Flesh, an evocation of the elemental connections that exist between the earth, the cosmos, and all living things. “Our living bodies are supported by the spirit […]

Benjamin Franklin’s Guide to Arithmetic and Abortifacients

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester

In 1748, Benjamin Franklin reprinted an introductory arithmetic book from England with his own significant reworking and additions. One of the supplements to The American Instructor, which Franklin described as “better adapted to these American Colonies,” was a medical handbook that included a recipe for abortion. Today, we may not see the combination of abortifacients […]