(De)Constructing Difference: Medicalizing Blackness and the Making of Race

Optional Talk that might be of interest:
(De)Constructing Difference: Medicalizing Blackness and the Making of Race
February 13, 2020 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Wilson Library

Program:

5:00 p.m.  Reception and exhibition viewing, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room
5:30 p.m.  Program, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

A talk by Rana A. Hogarth assistant professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “Race Deconstructed: Science and the Making of Difference.” Hogarth is the author of “Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840” (University of North Carolina Press, 2017). Co-sponsored with the Bullitt History of Medicine Club.

For more information, contact libraryevents@unc.edu.

Author: Grant Glass

English and Comp Literature

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