Dr. Diana Louis presents "The Colored Insane: Slavery, Asylums and Mental Illness in 19th-Century America."

February 15, 2017
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
TBA
Dr. Diana Louis

Diana Martha Louis is an Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and American Studies at University of Michigan. She earned a B.A in English and Africana Studies, with a minor in Education from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. in English from Emory University. From 2014 to 2016, Louis was a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES) and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University. Her research pursues the intersections of Disability Studies and Critical Race Studies with respect to issues of mental illness in African American life.

 

Accessibility information: This venue is wheels-accessible and can be lit by natural or fluorescent light. Attendees are asked not to wear fragranced products. If you need captioning, sign interpretation, or any other access services, please contact Margaret Price at price.1225@osu.edu .

 

This event is free and open to the public.

 

Co-sponsors: Disability Studies, Disability Studies Graduate Student Association

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