“Sarnoff is a Klingon!” TV Programing in the Early Years of Color Television

In 1968, students from universities all across southern California marched on NBC’s studios in Burbank, CA. In the hands of one protester was a sign that read “Sarnoff is a Klingon.” But what did David Sarnoff, chairman of the board of the Radio Corporation of America, have to do with Star Trek? Join the Sarnoff Collection for our Sundays at the Sarnoff Zoom talk about the early years of color television broadcasting, and the shows that graced the small screen in the 50s and 60s.

Pandemic Histories # 2: "On the Margins: Epidemics and the Disenfranchised"

Please join us Monday, June 15, 2:00 p.m (EST), for the second virtual panel discussion in the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine's series "Pandemic Histories"  

"On the Margins: Epidemics and the Disenfranchised" will explore the history of epidemics and how they have impacted various marginalized or disenfranchised peoples, with reflections on how these examples can help illuminate similar issues in the time of Covid.  

Speaking will be Maureen Lux (Brock), Karen Flynn (Illinois), Richard McKay (Cambridge) and Kevin Siena (Trent). 

Maria Sibylla Merian and Alida Withoos. Women, Art and Science in the Early Modern World

Launch of a virtual bilingual version (English/Spanish) of the exhibit that took place at the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain, from October 18, 2018 to January 19, 2019.

The exibiti is focused on the botanical drawings attributed by the Dutch physician Jan van Berkhey to the 17th century women artists and naturalists Maria Sibylla Merian and Alida Withoos that since the late 18th century are held at the Royal Botanical Garden in Madrid.

Curated by Montserrat Cabré (University of Cantabria) and María Cruz de Carlos (Autonomous University of Madrid). 

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