Modern America Workshop | "The Creation of the Regional Medical Center: A Case Study of Black Politics and Health Care in Memphis after the Civil Rights Movement"

Modern America Workshop
Event date: 
November 11, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Speaker(s): 
Steve Knowlton
Princeton University
Seminar Series: 
Modern America Workshop
Audience: 
Princeton University

"The Creation of the Regional Medical Center: A Case Study of Black Politics and Health Care in Memphis after the Civil Rights Movement"

Steve Knowlton, Princeton University


This workshop will be offered in a hybrid format, both on Zoom and in-person in 211 Dickinson Hall. Registration is required for both Zoom and in-person. 

Register for Zoom Attendance

Register for In-Person Attendance

Please note: In-person attendance is restricted to Princeton University ID holders and invited guests. All others should join the workshop via Zoom. 


Steven A. Knowlton is Librarian for History and African American Studies at Princeton University. 

His research interests include the history of Memphis, the history of libraries, issues in librarianship, and vexillology (the study of flags). His publications have been honored with the Captain William Driver Award and the Whitney Smith Award (for vexillology), the Justin Winsor Prize (twice, for library history), and the Marshall Wingfield Annual Award (for West Tennessee history).  He serves as editor of Vexillum, and co-editor of the planned proceedings of the XIV Library History Seminar.  His first monograph, an edition of a Civil War soldier’s memoir titled Thirteen Months in Dixie, is coming in spring 2022 from Savas Beatie.  He holds degrees from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and the University of Memphis.  

Contact: 
Alexander Jin
Area of Interest: 
Medicine & Health
Political History
Race & Ethnicity
Region: 
United States
Period: 
20th Century