Lectures, Activism, Art Events

Never Silent: AIDS Education Posters at UR

When: Wed., July 10, 6:30 p.m. 2019

This talk will focus on the over 8,000 AIDS Education posters which are part of the collection of the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation at the University of Rochester. A gift of Dr. Edward Atwater, the posters and related ephemera span the globe and use diverse tactics, imagery, and emotion to educate about HIV/AIDS.

Jessica Lacher-Feldman is Assistant Dean and the Joseph N. Lambert and Harold B. Schleifer Director of Rare Books, Special Collections at Preservation, River Campus Libraries, at the University of Rochester, and is the curator of the AIDS Education posters collection.