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After the Plague Years

Painting titled "plauge in the aicent city"

After the Plague Years: A Public History Students Exhibit
Downtown Library, 6th FloorSept 2023 - May 2024

Students in WVU History Professor Jennifer Thornton's history classes 2022-23 researched, developed, and designed this exhibit featuring plagues throughout history. Fifteen plagues are highlighted from the Plague of Athens to the Black Death, the Russian Bubonic Plague, Hong Kong Flu, AIDS and many more with art and educational content. The exhibit will be on view through spring of 2024.