Upcoming Speaking Engagement

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Branch Meeting

Palm Desert

AdobeStock_99063381 (2).jpeg

When: Saturday, February 11, 11:30AM

Where: Marriott Shadow Ridge, Palm Desert, CA

Guest speaker Andrea Milne is a twentieth century U.S. historian whose work sits at the intersection of gender, sexuality, and medicine. Her primary focus is the history of HIV/AIDS; Milne’s dissertation looks at the nurses who formed the first AIDS ward in the United States. She’s also written on activism performed by women interned at the Carville National Leprosarium in the 1940s 50s, and 60s. A Senior Pedagogical Fellow at UC Irvine’s Center for Engaged Instruction, Milne is passionate about teaching, and mentors aspiring academics and instructors at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. When she is not doing academic work, Milne works as the Research Assistant for Nate DiMeo’s Peabody Award-nominated history podcast, The Memory Palace. She also writes for several history blogs, and maintains a personal blog on her website, www.andreamilne.com.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s