The Lopez Museum and Library and the Ateneo de Manil Department of History presents
INHABIT: The impact of Infectious Diseases on military operations in the Philippine American War (1899-1902)
with Prof. David Lozada
16 September 2017 (Saturday), 2:00 – 4:00PM
In the colonization period of the United States in the Philippines, infectious diseases became commonplace within the military regiments when conducting tours within tropical countries. The threat of cholera, malaria, smallpox, among many others became an obvious one. However, in the long standing practice of colonial medicine, there was more to the end-goal than health. Structures were created to pacify and sanitize. Operations of quarantines were conducted, the control of social lives and behaviors executed with the end goal of pacification, but built behind the façade of controlling the spread of a disease.
With quarantine came surveillance. What else came at the expense of public health? Join Prof. David Lozada as he tackles the impact of infectious diseases on military operations during the Philippine American War (1899-1902) on 16 September 2017, 2-4PM, at the Lopez Museum and Library.
This lecture is part of the Off the Pages Lecture Series done in partnership with the Ateneo de Manila History Department.
PHP 115- Students, Teachers, Senior Citizens, LML Members
PHP 135- Adults
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 631-2417. Look for Thea G. or Yna.