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September 27, 2016
“I Remember Jones” Reading with Nanny Vonnegut and Jane Schultz
Event Details

Nanny Vonnegut, daughter of author Kurt Vonnegut Jr., and Jane Schultz, professor of English at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), will conduct a reading and discussion of I Remember Jones, a short memoir by Vonnegut’s grandmother Riah Cox at the Indiana Medical History Museum in Indianapolis. The memoir provides an intimate glimpse of patient life inside Indiana’s flagship mental institution, Central State Hospital, in the 1940s. The event is part of a series of interdisciplinary programs cosponsored by the Indiana Medical History Museum and the Medical Humanities and Health Studies Program at IUPUI.

This event received funding from a Humanities Initiative Grant.

Event Info
September 27, 2016, 6:00pm - 8:00pm