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Opening Reception- Black Medicine/ White Bodies

Presented by McKissick Museum at McKissick Museum , Columbia SC

Jan 19 2017
Opening Reception- Black Medicine/ White Bodies

Gallery talk with Guest curator Liz Wakefield, and USC Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African American Studies Carlina de la Cova.  Black Medicine/White Bodies: An Investigation of Charleston’s Yellow Fever Epidemics 1854-1871 focuses on the role of traditional African folk healers in the South Carolina Lowcountry. The exhibit examines the lasting approaches to healthcare and treatment of disease by African folk healers and mainstream Western medical practitioners during the yellow

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