Mia Florin-Sefton is a PhD candidate and University Writing Instructor at Columbia University. Her dissertation examines the shifting relationships between biological and economic theories of heredity and inheritance in twentieth- and twenty-first-century succession narratives. She is also currently a Public Humanities Fellow at the Heyman Centre for the Humanities.
Before and After Hormones: Youth and the Eugenic Imagination
In Germany in 1923 everyone was talking about their hormones. This was, in large part, thanks to the popular release of a medical education film called Der Steinach-Film.