Past Event

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field: How Racial Disparities Intersect with Age-Related Risks in Two Pandemics: 1918 and COVID-19

November 4, 2021
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Event Description

In two respiratory pandemics a century apart—the 1918 flu and COVID-19—racial disparities in mortality tell the story of what has, and hasn’t, changed. Elizabeth will present new research on both pandemics and some common frameworks they highlight.

Event Speaker

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration required. For more information, visit the event webpage or contact [email protected]

Hosted by the Columbia Aging Center