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Exploring the Maria de Bruyn Papers in the History of Medicine Rubenstein Special Collection through a Humument Lens

November 30, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Art, AIDS Activism, and Archives: From the Global History of HIV/AIDS in the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to the Lived Experience of HIV/AIDS in North Carolina Today

This event will feature Lectures by Maria de Bruyn, Kelley Swain, and Alicia Diggs, followed by presentations of Duke Student Art.



3:00 Opening remarks by Kearsley Stewart and Rachel Ingold, Curator, History of Medicine Collections, Rubenstein Library

3:15 Maria de Bruyn, keynote: “Where were (and are) the voices of women living with and affected by HIV and AIDS?”

3:45 Alicia Diggs, NCAAN, North Carolinian woman to speak about HIV/AIDS and women in North Carolina

4:00 Kelley Swain, lecture: ‘Excavating’ the unexpected: Exploring global health texts through art book techniques

4:30 GLHLTH 302 students presentation: Discuss the workshop with Swain and present their Humument posters based on materials from the Maria de Bruyn Collection

4:45 Audience Discussion

5:00 Reception, viewing of special exhibit of Maria de Bruyn papers in the History of Medicine Collection space in the Rubenstein Library; viewing of student work in Perkins


November 30, 2016
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Rubenstein Library Room 153
411 Chapel Dr.
Durham, North Carolina 27705 United States


FHI Health Humanities Lab