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"The Mask: Historical Reflections on Personal Protective Equipment, with Lessons for the COVID-19 Era" - A Class Day Lecture by Keith Wailoo, Department of History

This lecture was given as part of the 2020 Class Day celebration for the Department of History. The opening remarks by Professor Keith Wailoo looked at the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic and the…

From  Department of History Department on June 15th, 2020 0 likes 175 plays

Session 6 | Pandemic, Creating a Usable Past: Epidemic History, COVID-19, and the Future of Health

Session 6 | After Epidemics: The Challenge of Reinventing Public HealthSaturday, May 9, 2020 | 1:30 - 3 pmFrom cholera to polio and AIDS, epidemic crises often spur societies to reinvent public…

From  Department of History Department on May 18th, 2020 0 likes 123 plays

Session 4 | Pandemic, Creating a Usable Past: Epidemic History, COVID-19, and the Future of Health

Saturday, May 9, 2020 | 9 - 10:30 am Session 4 | Epidemic Responses: Civil Liberties and Public Health Politics In the face of epidemic outbreaks, public health demands (whether for the wearing of…

From  Department of History Department on May 15th, 2020 0 likes 123 plays

Session 2 | Pandemic, Creating a Usable Past: Epidemic History, COVID-19, and the Future of Health

Pandemic, Creating a Usable Past: Epidemic History, COVID-19, and the Future of Health Friday, May 8, 2020 | 11 am - 12:30 pmSession 2 | Epidemics and Urban Centers: Different Cities, Disparate…

From  Department of History Department on May 15th, 2020 0 likes 255 plays

Introduction and Session 1 | Pandemic, Creating a Usable Past: Epidemic History, COVID-19, and the Future of Health -

Pandemic, Creating a Usable Past: Epidemic History, COVID-19, and the Future of Health Friday, May 8, 2020 | 9 - 10:30 a.m. Introduction and Session 1 | Explaining Epidemics: The Past in the Present…

From  Department of History Department on May 15th, 2020 0 likes 866 plays