Yale & Slavery Research Project Student Symposium “From Slavery to Eugenics: Confronting Legacies of Racism in Medicine and Across the Disciplines”

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
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Event description: 

Hybrid event: Yale students, faculty, and staff may attend in person
Location: HQ 276
The program will be available via Zoom for all.
Noon-1:00pm: Keynote Lecture
Science Journalist Angela Saini, author of Superior: The Return of Race Science (Penguin Random House, 2020)
4:00-6:00pm: Student Panel Discussion
· Deborah Coen (Professor of History and Chair of the History of Science and Medicine Program at Yale; member of the Yale & Slavery Working Group); and
· Daniel HoSang (Associate Professor of Ethnicity, Race, & Migration and of American Studies at Yale)
Student Speakers:
Charlie Tran
Nithya Krishnamurthy
Mariko Rooks
Christy Charnel
The Anti-Eugenics Collective at Yale
Sponsored by the Yale & Slavery Research Project; the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale; the History of Science and Medicine Program at Yale; and the Ethnicity, Race, and Migration Program at Yale. With support from the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.