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SU Fulton Public Humanities Program Continues Through April

Fulton HallSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Fulton Public Humanities Program presents a series of virtual lectures and other activities through April.

Events include:

  • Thursday, March 25, 4 p.m. – “Lady Doctor: A Visit with Elizabeth Blackwell” with Beth Ohlsson: Ohlsson, an actor, a storyteller, educator and award-winning author,  performs as Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the U.S., in 1847. A question-and-answer session follows. To register visit the event page.
  • Monday, March 29, 7 p.m. – “Dare to Disappoint” with Ozge Samanci: A media artist and graphic novelist, Samanci discusses the art, inspiration and history behind her book Dare to Disappoint, an autobiographical graphic novel providing insight into Turkish culture and history. To register visit the event page.
  • Friday, April 9, 2 p.m. – “Becoming Human” with Zakiyyah Iman Jackson: Jackson’s book, Becoming Human, explores the idea that African American, African and Caribbean texts generate conceptions of being and materiality that disrupt a human-animal distinction, reproducing the racial logics and orders of Western thought. To register visit the event page.
  • Thursday, April 22, 2 p.m. – “Virtual Tour of the Susan B. Anthony Museum and House” with Dr. Rebecca Anthony: This hour-long program features Susan B. Anthony’s life and work, focusing on her formative years, relationships, conflicts and tactics. Viewers also take a virtual tour of her historical home as participants consider the question: “Does her history matter, and if so why?”

All events in the series are free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-677-5070 or visit the Fulton Public Humanities webpage.