Friday, November 06, 2015

Regulating Birth in Oregon symposium at Oregon Historical Society, November 17th

Our friends at Oregon Historical Quarterly are presenting a symposium that is likely to be of interest to many of our readers. The full-day event will be at Oregon Historical Society on November 17th. The program includes talks on midwifery, reproductive politics and policy, and genetics.

Registration is $35 ($25 for OHS members), though the evening keynote presentation is free to all. The full announcement is below.

Regulating Birth in Oregon

A symposium presented by the Oregon Historical Quarterly

Sybil Harber of Lakeview, OR, circa 1895, Midwife. OHS Research Library bb007000

The Oregon Historical Quarterly, in collaboration with Dr. Christin Hancock of the University of Portland, presents a symposium that promotes scholarship on the broad subject of regulating birth, from legal, social, political, religious, and cultural perspectives. A special issue of the Quarterly will be drawn from the scholarship presented.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
10:15am - 4:30pm
Oregon Historical Society
with free keynote presentation at 7pm
$35 / $25 members

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