Otelia Cromwell Day, Thursday

Keynote address given by Harriet Washington, author of "Medical Apartheid" at 1 pm; workshops follow at 3 pm; evening performance at 7:30 pm.

Medical Apartheid by Harriet Washington

Thursday, November 10, 2011 - full schedule
1:00 pm Keynote Address
Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall
3:00 pm Workshops/Breakout Sessions
Various locations
4:00 pm Remembering Difficult Histories: A panel presentation and conversation
Ford Hall 240, Case Study Room
7:30 pm The P.L.A.Y.E.R.S. Club Steppers
John M. Greene Hall
Friday, November 11, 2011
4:15 pm CEEDS Tea and Talkback, Wright Hall
8:00 pm “Weaving Voices,” a student-led spoken-word/open mic, Mwangi Cultural Center

Award-winning medical writer Harriet Washington will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Otelia Cromwell Day symposium. Washington is the author of Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present. Washington’s talk will be preceded by a performance by the Smith College Glee Club, and a recitation, by Novana Venerable ’12, of Maven, a poem commissioned by Smith in honor of Otelia Cromwell, written by award-winning poet Nikky Finney.

All Otelia Cromwell Day events are free, open to the public and wheelchair-accessible.

Learn more about Otelia Cromwell Day, and see the complete event schedule.

Libraries Resources

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Afro-American Resources (Smith College Libraries)
Resources covering Afro-American history and culture.

College Archives (Smith College Libraries)
Learn more about Smith College history and Otelia Cromwell.

Otelia Cromwell
Otelia Cromwell

Websites

Internet Site Access
Medical Apartheid (book's website) http://www.medicalapartheid.com/
National Public Radio - Listen to an interview with Harriet Washington http://www.npr.org
Democracy Now- Read, watch, and listen to an interview with Harriet Washington. http://www.democracynow.org
Google Video - interviews with Harriet Washington http://video.google.com/

Contact

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