Community Educational Program
Saturday, April 14, 2012 • 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM • Margherio Family Conference Center
Dr. De'Andrea Wiggins • Interim Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
WSU School of Medicine
Wayne State Faculty Panel:
Marc Kruman • Professor, History Department Chair
Topic: The Civil War
Kidada Williams • Assistant Professor, History Department
Topic: African Americans & the Civil War
Marsha Richmond • Associate Professor, History Department
Topic: Medicine in Detroit in the 1860's
Deborah S. Walker • Associate Professor, College of Nursing
Topic: The Civil War and Nursing
Special Guest Speaker:
Jeff O'Den • Historical Documentary Filmmaker
Topic: “Lest We Forget: Black Civil War Soldiers & Sailors”
Light refreshments will be served.
LIMITED SEATING so please RSVP by April 4.
Contact 313-577-6666 or ShiffmanOutreach@wayne.edu with contact information and number attending.
NOTE: Traffic Detour - E. Canfield is closed between John R & Brush. Drive to E. Canfield from Warren Ave. or Mack Ave. to St. Antoine, head west on E. Canfield. Parking Lot #75 at 545 E. Canfield (between St. Antoine & Brush). See Map.
NOTE: Walk into Margherio Conf. Center through "Brush St. Entrance"
WDET Radio Interview
WDET 101.9 FM
Wayne State University History Professors, Marsha Richmond and Kidada Williams, discuss African Americans in Civil War Medicine.
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Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine
On View at the Shiffman Library March 19 - April 28, 2012
Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine looks at the men and women who served as surgeons and nurses and how their work as medical providers challenged the prescribed notions of race and gender.
The Binding Wounds exhibit is on display at Wayne State University Shiffman Medical Library from March 19 - April 28, 2012.
Admission is free and open to the public, during Shiffman Library's open hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 12 midnight, Friday 7:30 am - 8 pm, Saturday & Sunday 12 noon - 8 pm.
Location: Mazurek Medical Education Commons, 320 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201 MAP
For directions and information about the traffic detour and parking, call 313-577-4118.
Spring 2012 Arts in the Atrium
March 21, 2012
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Shiffman Atrium & Stapleton Room
De'Andrea Wiggins, Ph.D.
Interim Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, WSU School of Medicine
Presentation of Flags
Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men Junior ROTC
Sandra Yee, Ph.D.
Dean of WSU Library System
Valerie M. Parisi, M.D.
M.P.H., M.B.A., Dean WSU School of Medicine
Introduction to Civil War Medicine
Thomas Roe, M.D.
Assistant Professor, WSU School of Medicine
Physically Disabled Veterans of the Civil War
Honors History Student, Wayne State Univerity
Unveiling of the Exhibit
Refreshments in the Stapleton Room
Limited space, Must RSVP to 313-577-6666 or ShiffmanOutreach@wayne.edu with contact information and number attending.
Funding Statement for the Exhibit and Events
This project has been funded in whole or in part by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00005-C with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Library of the Health Sciences, the Wayne State University Library System for the Shiffman Medical Library Outreach and Community Engagement Program. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine with research assistance from The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and curated by Jill L. Newmark.
In addition to the above sponsors, the opening event is funded in part by the Wayne State University School of Medicine Arts in the Atrium 2012 Program.
A special "Thank You" to our sponsors and participants for making the exhibit and events possible!