MHS is an innovative multidisciplinary center that studies the social and societal dimensions of health and illness. Our scholarship, teaching, and wide-ranging collaborative projects explore medicine and science in a wide array of cultural contexts, while at the same time fostering productive dialogue across disciplinary boundaries.

MHS Sophomores: Immersion Advising Meeting


Thursday, March 12th
Buttrick Hall 102

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The Politics of Health:


2020 International Health Humanities Consortium Conference



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Dying of Whiteness


by Jonathan M. Metzl


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Feb. 26, 2020: Prof. Laura Stark hosts “Change Your Mind: Michael Pollan’s Prescription” as part of the Robert Penn Warren Center Thought Leaders series

Mar. 10, 2020: MHS Colloquium with Mary Bridges

Mar. 12, 2020: MHS Sophomores: Immersion Advising Meeting

Mar. 13, 2020: Prof. Gilbert Gonzales and Prof. Tara McKay host the “Election 2020: What’s at Stake for LGBT Rights” conference

Mar. 26-28, 2020: 2020 International Health Humanities Consortium: The Politics of Health conference

Apr. 7, 2020: Advising Pizza Party

Apr. 17, 2020: MHS is bringing Sabrina Strings to campus as part of the Sociology Guest Speaker series

May 8, 2020: MHS Graduation Reception