Out of Breath

(Royall House and Slave Quarters) Join Tufts’ Center for the Study of Race and Democracy and the Tufts Center for Black Maternal Health and Reproductive Justice for a lecture and conversation on slavery, its legacies, and the medical humanities. This special event will take place at Medford’s historic Royall House and Slave Quarters, the only standing slave quarters in the Northern United States. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Jim Downs, author of Maladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed Medicine and Sick from Freedom: African American Illness and Suffering During the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Royall House and Slave Quarters, 15 George Street, Medford, MA 02155 • Wednesday, April 24 · 6:30 – 8pm EDT