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(De)Constructing Difference: Medicalizing Blackness and the Making of Race
February 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
5:00 p.m. Reception and exhibition viewing, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room
5:30 p.m. Program, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Rana A. Hogarth, assistant professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will celebrate the opening of 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.