History of Medicine Lecture Series – Mi Barrio, Mi Salud: How Our Neighborhoods Came to Determine Our Health

Event Date & Time

October 8, 2020 at 6-7 p.m.


Online - Zoom

Event Details:
Trinity University Urban Studies director, Christine Drennon, PhD, traces San Antonio's legacy of racial and economic segregation using historic deed restrictions and government documents showing "redlining" of poor neighborhoods.

This conversation is part of a series of lectures to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the P.I. Nixon Library.

Note: Meeting url and password will be sent to all registrants prior to the event.

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About the Speaker(s)

Dr. Christine Drennon joined the Trinity faculty in 2002 and within months became engaged in addressing San Antonio's challenges. An associate professor of sociology and anthropology with expertise in urban geography and community development, Drennon seeks to give her students an intense appreciation for where they come from, both historically and geographically, and help them engage in their individual communities once they leave Trinity. Her students often work alongside her in urban research projects throughout the city.

Education: Ph.D., Geography, University of Texas-Austin, M.A., Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and B.S., Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology