Yale's History, Science and Justice Collective conference “Critical Histories, Activist Futures: Science, Medicine, and Racial Violence,” will take place on February 24 and 25, 2017 at Yale University, Medical Historical Library, 333 Cedar Street.
A series of dynamic presentations and conversations, "Critical Histories, Activist Futures" will not only examine the historical entanglements of science, medicine and racial violence, but interrogate continuing injustices in scientific research, health practices, and academic institutions. Our goal is to turn these interrogations into actions: sharing ideas, creating dialogue and generating strategies for using scholarship as activism.
Please note - registration is now closed.
For further information, including the full program, please take a look at our website: https://historysciencejustice.wordpress.com/
"Politics, Pariahs, and Political Subjects; or How to Write 'Recovery' During Drug Prohibition" will be delivered by Dr. Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr. at 4:30 PM on February 24, 2017 in the Medical Historical Library, 333 Cedar Street, Yale University.
Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr. PhD, is Director of the Columbia University's Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS), Associate Professor of History (Columbia University Arts and Sciences) and Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences (Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University). He writes, teaches, and lectures widely on African-American history, medical and public health history, urban history, and the history of social movements.
Critical Histories, Activist Futures: Science, Medicine, and Racial Violence” is generously supported by the Dean’s Fund for Research Workshops, Seminars and Colloquia; the Office for Graduate Student Development and Diversity; the Program in the History of Science and Medicine; the Section of the History of Medicine, Franke Program in the Humanities; and the Office of the FAS Dean and the Deputy Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development.
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