Doctoring Chaos: Slavery and Medicine in the West African Slave Trading Zones (Race and Slavery in the Atlantic World)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
81 Wall Street, Gordon Parks Seminar Room 201
Carolyn Roberts (Yale HSHM)

Carolyn Roberts is an historian of medicine with a joint appointment in the departments of History/History of Science and Medicine and African American Studies.  Professor Roberts’s research interests concern early modern medicine where she explores themes of race and slavery, natural history and botany, and African indigenous knowledge in the Atlantic world.

This event is part of the Race and Slavery in the Atlantic World working group. For more information, see