The panel explores the historical contexts of infectious disease in America, beginning with the Yellow Fever of 1793 and the Spanish Flu of 1918, before examining the current state of the Covid 19 pandemic in Florida and around the world. It also engages various medical and social debates related to public health policy and patient rights.
Presented by the UCF Center for Humanities and Digital Research in collaboration with Rollins College, Seminole State College, Valencia College, Stetson University, Lake-Sumter College, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona State College, and UCF Libraries.
This is a hybrid event. Learn more and register at https://chdr.cah.ucf.edu/pandemic.html
Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds
from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or
recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida
Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.