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Symposium-Silences in the LAMS: Digital Surrogacy in the Time of Pandemic

  • 1.  Symposium-Silences in the LAMS: Digital Surrogacy in the Time of Pandemic

    Posted 5 days ago

    (Apologies for cross-posting)

    Are you struggling to meet the virtual needs of your students, faculty and other users?

    Do you need to be inspired?

    Are you challenged by the perceived "silences" in your library, archives or museum?

    The Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries and the University of Pennsylvania, invites you to attend a virtual symposium on Monday, October 12th from 1:00 - 4:30.

    Silences in the LAMS:  Digital Surrogacy in the Time of Pandemic explores issues of access and use that have arisen since the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2.  Speakers include the following:

    Keynote Speaker
    Melissa Grafe, Ph.D.
    John R. Bumstead Librarian for Medical History, Head of the Medical Historical Library
    Yale University
    Fear of the Digital Disease: Digital Surrogacy and Materiality in a COVID-19 World

    First Session
    Margaret Graham, Managing Archivist
    The Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine
    Jessica Clark, Archivist
    Barbara Bates for the Study of the History of Nursing
    In Her Own Words: Giving Voice to Early Professional Medical Women

    Second Session
    Anne Ricculli, Ph.D., Program Manager
    Center on Religion, Culture and Conflict
    Drew University
    Curating History in the COVID-19 Era: Philadelphia Epidemics and Nineteenth-Century American Women's Medical Education

    Third Session
    Paula Summerly, Ph.D., Research Project Manager
    Old Red Medical Museum Project
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Digital Lives: Beyond the Anatomical, Pathological and Surgical Specimen

    Fourth Session
    Simon Ragovin, Archives Technician
    Drexel University
    A Feature, Not a Bug: Designing Archives 101 for the Online Classroom

    Fifth Session
    Celia Caust-Ellenbogen, Archivist
    Swarthmore College
    Jordan Landes, Curator
    Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
    Robin Landes, Teacher
    Woodbridge Senior High School (Virginia)
    DBQ: Document Based Quarantine

    Tickets are free!  Register by Friday, October 9th at Silences in the LAMS: Digital Surrogacy in the Time of Pandemic

    The link to the symposium will be sent via email prior to the event.



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    Beth Lander
    Managing Director
    Philadelphia Area Consortium of
    Special Collections Libraries
    director@pacscl.org
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