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A Thousand Ghost Maps: History in and as Health Crises

Apr 28, 2014
11:00 am to 12:15 pm
FAHC MCHV West Pavilion 204 (Davis Auditorium)

A symposium on the intersection of pathogen, history, and society with:
- Dr. JR McNeill, University Professor, Georgetown University, Guggenheim and MacArthur Genius Fellow, and Toynbee Prize-Winner, Author of Mosquito Empires. Burack Lecturer, Moderator and Discussant
- Dr. Margaret Karagas, Darthmouth College: Section Head, Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Co-Director, Epidemiology & Chemoprevention (Norris Cotton Cancer Center); and Director, Formative Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center
- Dr. Svea Closser, Sociology and Anthropology, Middlebury College, author of Chasing Polio in Pakistan (Vanderbilt)
- Dr. Sandra Hyde, Anthropology, McGill University, Author of Eating Spring Rice: The Cultural Politics of AIDS in Southwest China (UC Press)
- Dr. John Aberth, Author of Plagues in World History, The Black Death, and an Environmental History of the Middle Ages.
- Dr. Barry Finette, Director, Global Health and Humanitarian Opportunity Program; Fletcher-Allen Pediatrics

For more information contact Jonah Steinberg, jonah.steinberg@uvm.edu, or Mary Lou Shea, 802-656-1096.

Paid public parking is available in the underground garage adjacent to the main entrance of the Medical Center Campus of Fletcher Allen Health Care.

For ADA accommodations please contact Conference and Event Services is advance of the event at 802-656-5665 or conferences@uvm.edu.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Anthropology

For more information, contact Steinberg, Jonah at 8026562988 or renee.bourassa@uvm.edu.

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