The Institute of North-American Studies with SSHM presents Spring Seminar Series: Gay health-care, Eugenics Refashioned, and The Visual Culture of American Birth

We are delighted to announce the Spring Seminars of the Institute of North-American Studies at King’s College London.

3 February 2015, Room K6.63 at 5:30PM – 7:00PM

CachedImageJonathan Bell, Professor of US History and Director of the Institute of the Americas. University College London:

“Gay health care is coming out of the closet’: The male body, the American health care system, and public policy in the shadow of AIDS”

24 February 2015, Room K6.63 at 5:30PM – 7:00PM 

Desmond King, The Most Reverend Desmond Tutu, former Archbishop of South Africa and Nobel Peace laureate

“Sterilized by the State: Eugenics Refashioned in North America after 1945”
 10 March 2015, Room K6.63 at 5:30PM – 7:00PM

Dr Caitjan Gainty, Lecturer in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at King’s College London.
“The Visual Culture of American Birth: Joseph DeLee, Pare Lorentz and the Fight for Life (1940)”

 

Follow the conversation on Twitter @KCL_USA

All welcome for discussion and wine!

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