(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 SpeakerMelissa Grafe, Ph.D.John R. Bumstead Librarian for Medical History, Head of the Medical Historical LibraryYale UniversityFear of the Digital Disease: Digital Surrogacy and Materiality in a COVID-19 WorldFirst SessionMargaret Graham, Managing ArchivistThe Legacy Center, Drexel University College of MedicineJessica Clark, ArchivistBarbara Bates for the Study of the History of NursingIn Her Own Words: Giving Voice to Early Professional Medical WomenSecond SessionAnne Ricculli, Ph.D., Program ManagerCenter on Religion, Culture and ConflictDrew UniversityCurating History in the COVID-19 Era: Philadelphia Epidemics and Nineteenth-Century American Women's Medical EducationThird SessionPaula Summerly, Ph.D., Research Project ManagerOld Red Medical Museum ProjectUniversity of Texas Medical Branch at GalvestonDigital Lives: Beyond the Anatomical, Pathological and Surgical SpecimenFourth SessionSimon Ragovin, Archives TechnicianDrexel UniversityA Feature, Not a Bug: Designing Archives 101 for the Online ClassroomFifth SessionCelia Caust-Ellenbogen, ArchivistSwarthmore CollegeJordan Landes, CuratorFriends Historical Library of Swarthmore CollegeRobin Landes, TeacherWoodbridge 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.