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Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

October 20, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

Fall 2017 History Colloquium Series

Half-launch party, half-Friday Colloquium Series event, University of Missouri Associate Professor of History and Kinder Institute Faculty Advisory Council member Catherine Rymph will give an October 20 talk on her most recent book, Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State (University of North Carolina Press, October 2017), which works to un-do the negative stereotypes society harbors about the foster care system by unpacking its evolution from the New Deal era through the 1970s (see description below). Free and open to the public, Prof. Rymph’s talk will take place in Jesse Hall 410 at 3:30 PM…..

Venue

University of Missouri
205 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211 United States
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Venue

University of Missouri
205 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211 United States
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