Monday, Oct 16th: Black Studies Now! Lecture Series| Medicalizing Blackness feat. Rana Hogarth

Rana Hogarth
October 10, 2017

Rana A. Hogarth focuses on medical and scientific constructions of race during the era of slavery and beyond. Her first book, Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840 (University of North Carolina Press, 2017), examines how white physicians defined blackness as a medically significant marker of difference inslave societies of the American Atlantic. 

Sponsored by the Department of American Studies and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences