Calling all library/archives/museum/education workers!
Monday, October 12, 2020, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
PACSCL / The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
RSVP info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/silences-in-the-lams-digital-surrogacy-in-the-time-of-pandemic-tickets-120210136755
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.
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: In Her Own Words: Giving Voice to Early Professional Medical Women
- 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
Second Session: Curating History in the COVID-19 Era: Philadelphia Epidemics and Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Medical Education
- Anne Ricculli, Ph.D., Program Manager, Center on Religion, Culture and Conflict, Drew University
Third Session: Digital Lives: Beyond the Anatomical, Pathological and Surgical Specimen
- Paula Summerly, Ph.D., Research Project Manager, Old Red Medical Museum Project, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Fourth Session: A Feature, Not a Bug: Designing Archives 101 for the Online Classroom
- Simon Ragovin, Archives Technician, Drexel University
Fifth Session: DBQ: Document Based Quarantine
- Celia Caust-Ellenbogen, Archivist, Swarthmore College
- Jordan Landes, Curator, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Robin Landes, Teacher, Woodbridge Senior High School (Virginia)
This symposium is part of a multi-institution project organized by the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries, “For the Health of the New Nation: Philadelphia as the Center of American Medical Education, 1746-1868.” This project was generously funded by a grant from the Digitizing Hidden Collections initiative of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The Hidden Collections initiative in turn is supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.