Easy Victims to the Dreaded European Visitor

21 May 2018 - 1:16pm by Melissa Funaro

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Easy Victims to the Dreaded European Visitor:
Using Digital Humanities Tools and Archival Documents from Yale University and New Haven to Explore Local Knowledge during a Global Influenza Epidemic, 1889-1890
 
Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
11 a.m.
 
Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
333 Cedar Street, New Haven
 
Please join us for a talk that combines digital humanities and deep research on a global influenza epidemic, drawn from Yale’s libraries and archives! Tom Ewing, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of History at Virginia Tech. Dr. Ewing is the 2017-2018 Ferenc Gyorgyey Research Travel Grant recipient at the Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University.  His research on the Russian influenza epidemic is also funded by a bilateral digital humanities grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.