To Educate or Eliminate: Black Midwives and Infant Welfare in the Early Twentieth Century

Date: 
February 20, 2019 4:00 PM
Affiliation: 
Brandeis University
Speaker Biographies: 

Wangui Muigai is the Florence Levy Kay Fellow in Race, Science and Society at Brandeis University. She received her Ph.D. in history of science from Princeton University and earned an A.B., cum laude, in history of science from Harvard University. Her research on race and medicine has appeared in the British Journal for the History of Science, and is forthcoming in the Bulletin of the History of Medicine and African American Review. She is currently at work on a book-length history of black infant mortality in the United States.

Location: 
Claire Fagin Hall, room 116