April 30, 2021

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Friday, April 30th from 2-4pm, LIVESTREAM presentation. Johns Hopkins’ Program in Arts, Humanities, & Health presents VERDANT MEDICINE: HIlDEGARD’S RESONANT APOTHECARY, a livestream concert by medieval ensemble Alkemie and a roundtable conversation on the medicinal use of plants by composer, abbess, and apothecary Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179).

Roundtable participants include Dr. Victoria Sweet (Rooted in the Earth, Rooted in the Sky: Hildegard of Bingen and Premodern Medicine), Dr. Alisha Rankin (Panaceia’s Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany), and Dr. Minji Lee (“Woman’s Body In-Between: The Holy and Monstrous Womb in Medieval Medicine and Religion”).

Those who register by Apr. 22 will be mailed hand-made “intersensory program cards” that you can literally smell, taste, and touch as you experience the musical performance and conversation. TO REGISTER, please visit www.alkemie.org/verdantmedicine and use coupon code “HildegardJH” for free tickets.