End of Semester Lecture and Reception

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.


Keith Wailoo, Ph.D.                Whose Pain Matters? lecture flier

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.