The Friends of the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center present the March Challenges Lecture Series.
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Ph.D. will present, “The Plague: Debunking the Many Myths and Stereotypes About the Black Death in Europe.”
Date: March 4, 2015
Time: 7:30-9:00 pm
Location: CPC Office, 2460 Fairmount Blvd
FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
Our understanding of medical practice during the Black Death is clouded by popular misconceptions and stereotypes. This talk will examine the work of medical practitioners during this period of epidemic disease. Ultimately, it will argue that by the standards of the time patients received rigorous and compassionate care.
Elizabeth (Liz) Lehfeldt graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Lawrence University with a BA in History. She received her MA and PhD in History from Indiana University. Her first teaching position was at Cleveland State and she liked it so much she decided to stay for twenty years! She has published on the intersection of gender and religion in Europe from 1300-1700 and regularly travels to Spain and England for research. She is currently the Interim Director of the Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel Honors College at Cleveland State University.
Please call 216-229-5959 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or with questions.