February 3, 2021

The conference will be held via Zoom Webinar and will be broadcast via YouTube Live. For more information, visit https://hopkinshistoryofmedicine.org/events/reproconvo2021/.

Conference Schedule for Wednesday, February 3:

1:30-3:00 p.m. Panel One: Histories and Historical Legacies of Racism on Maternal and Infant Lives in Brazil and the U.S.

Chair: Jennifer Stager

Emily J. Clark, “Perilous Intimacies: Enslaved Women, White Midwives, and Childbirth in Colonial New England.”

Cassia Roth, “Disembodied Reproduction: Enslaved Wet Nurses, Stratified Reproduction, and Commercial Advertisements in Nineteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro.”

Nic John Ramos, “Managing Working Motherhood: The Reproductive Politics of Black and Brown Labor in 1970s Los Angeles.”

Ayodele Foster-McCray, “Racializing Midwifery: A Discussion of Blackness, Gender, and “Alternative” Birth Care in Atlanta, Georgia.”

Monica J. Casper: ““BABYLOST: An Infant Mortality Alphabet Book.”

3:00-3:30 p.m. *Opening Remarks

Jeremy Greene, Tanjala Purnell, Sasha Turner, Carolyn Sufrin, Jessica Marie Johnson, Elizabeth O’Brien, Darien Colson-Fearon

3:30-5:00 p.m.  *Reverse Keynote Discussion of Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth (New York: NYU Press, 2019) by Dána-Ain Davis, Professor of Urban Studies & Anthropology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Cara Page, Cultural/Memory Worker, Curator & Organizer

Karen Scott, Associate Professor and OBGYN Hospitalist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Deirdre Cooper Owens, Charles and Linda Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Darien Colson-Fearon, MD Candidate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

*El asterisco significa que habrá interpretación simultanea al español *Astrisk denotes simultaneous translation of panel to Spanish

For additional information on translations, visit https://hopkinshistoryofmedicine.org/events/reproconvo2021/