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History Workshop: The Autism History Project

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We invite you to the first History Workshop of spring quarter, “The Autism History Project” presented by Ellen Herman, introducing a new website that provides an extensive exploration of autism and a multitude of information sources together within one archive.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
3:30–5:00 p.m.
375 McKenzie Hall

The Autism History Project

Ellen Herman will provide a tour of her new website on the history of autism. The Autism History Project profiles people, topics, and ideas that shaped autism throughout the twentieth century in the United States. It also presents an archive of annotated sources and a timeline. The Autism History Project is a public digital history resource designed for everyone interested in autism as well as anyone interested in medicine and the human sciences, health and social welfare, development and disability, and the history of children and families in the modern United States.

About the Presenter

Ellen Herman is a professor of History at the University of Oregon. She is also a co-director of the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the vice provost for Academic Affairs.