InCHIP Lecture RSVP: Jim Downs, Ph.D., Gettysburg College

Topic: Effects of Colonialism, Slavery, and War on Medicine

January 25, 2024 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM

*This lecture has changed to a Virtual format.
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Jim Downs is the Gilder Lehrman-National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Civil War Era Studies and History. He is the author of Sick From Freedom: African American Sickness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction (Oxford UP, 2012), Stand By Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation (Basic Books, 2016) and Maladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed Medicine (Harvard UP, 2021) which has been translated into Chinese, French, Korean, Japanese, and Russian.