Currently enrolled auditors are invited to participate in a lecture and reception at the end of each semester. In the past we have been fortunate to have outstanding speakers such as University President Shirley Tilghman, professor of molecular biology, and John Fleming, the John W. Fairchild '24 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Emeritus, and So Percussion, Artists in Residents.
SPRING 2021 Special Lecture and Reception
Whose Pain Matters? Reflections in Race, Social Justice, and COVID-19's Revealed Inequities
Dr. Keith Wailoo, Department of History and School of Public and International Affairs
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Wailoo, the Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton, is being honored for his work in the history of health and medicine. From pain management to health equity, Wailoo’s work sheds light on the medical field’s hidden past. He is working to advance a broader understanding of health by taking a historical lens to today’s pressing issues, including the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccinations and the opioid crisis.