University of Rochester

EVENT: "Race, Foster Care, and the Politics of Abandonment: New York City in Depression and War, 1935-1960," lecture by David Rosner, co-director of the Program in the History of Public Health and Medicine at Columbia University.

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 5 p.m., Thursday, April 13, in 321 Morey Hall on the University of Rochester River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

April 5, 2000

David Rosner of Columbia University will speak about "Race, Foster Care, and the Politics of Abandonment: New York City in Depression and War, 1935-1960" at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in 321 Morey Hall on the University of Rochester River Campus. The talk is free and open to the public.

Professor of history and co-director of the Program in the History of Public Health and Medicine, Rosner specializes in occupational and environmental history and in the history of public health. He received his bachelor's degree from City College, City University of New York, and his doctorate from Harvard University.

Rosner's publications include A Once Charitable Enterprise; Children, Race, and Power: Kenneth and Mamie Clark's Northside Center; and Deadly Dust: Silicosis and the Politics of Occupational Disease in Twentieth Century America, co-authored with Gerald Markowitz. He is currently working on a book on the boundaries between occupational and environmental health.

The Verne Moore Lectures are sponsored by the Department of History and have been funded by a gift from University alumnus Verne Moore, Class of 1950, since 1996. For more information, call (585) 275-2052.




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