Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Carol Laderman lecture video, 2001


Collection ID:
Laderman, Carol
Physical Description:
1 Videocassette
78 minutes
color sound

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Full video recording of a lecture by medical anthropologist Carol Laderman given on April 21, 2001 on how she became a medical anthropologist, the trajectory of the field of medical anthropology within the discipline of anthropology, and her work in Malaysia studying traditional medicine as practiced by the indigenous population. Video also includes her showing slides of her research on birth practices and divination in Malaysia and question and answer session with the students.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.


Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the National Anthropological Archives in 2013.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Preferred Citation
Carol Laderman lecture video, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Carol Laderman papers.

More Information

Local Number

Local Number
HSFA 2013.7.1


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