Frank Snowden (Yale University), “Understanding Covid-19: Lessons From the Plague of Athens and the Spanish Influenza” (ARCHAIA)

Event time: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Online on Zoom or in HQ 132 See map
Event description: 

Click here to register if you prefer to join via Zoom. If you would like to attend in person, please RSVP to Keith Geriak–this will be first come, first serve.

Professor Snowden received his Ph.D. from Oxford University in 1975. His books include Violence and Great Estates in the South of Italy: Apulia, 1900-1922 (1984); The Fascist Revolution in Tuscany, 1919-1922 (1989); Naples in the Times of Cholera (1995) and The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962 (2006).  Conquest was awarded the Gustav Ranis Prize from the MacMillan Center at Yale in 2007 as “the best book on an international topic by a member of the Yale Faculty,” the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize by the American Historical Association as the best work on Italy in any period, and the 2008 Welch Medal from the American Association for the History of Medicine.

He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Italian history, European social and political history, and the history of medicine.

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