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The Tennessee State Museum hosts a wide range of FREE, fascinating events and educational programs throughout the year. Advance reservations are not required, unless indicated on the listing. For seated events, seats are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
Join Middle Tennessee State University Professor of Media Studies Katie Foss, author of Constructing the Outbreak: Epidemics in Media and Collective Memory, for a lunchtime discussion on the history of epidemics and media, with a focus on Tennessee.
Outbreaks of disease profoundly shaped Tennessee's history. In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Foss highlights local newspaper articles, ads, and other media artifacts that preserved people's experiences in past public health emergencies.