Northwestern University

Jan
10
Thu 12:00 PM

Color Was a Bar to Entrance: Black Physicians at the White House During the Civil War - Kate Masur

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When: Thursday, January 10, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Ward Building, Galter Library-2nd Floor/West Reading Room, 303 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program, co-sponsoring with
The Galter Library and
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion

presents

A Montgomery Lecture

With

Kate Masur, PhD
Associate Professor and
Wayne V. Jones II Research Professor of History
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Color Was a Bar to Entrance:
Black Physicians at the White House During the Civil War


This talk emphasizes civil rights struggles during the American Civil War, focusing on the activism of two black physicians in the U.S. Army, Alexander Augusta and Anderson Abbott.

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