Oct. 25, 2017—Tuesday, November 14th, 7:00 pm, Buttrick Hall 101 She will be reading from her first book of poems, The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded.
Oct. 25, 2017—Thursday, November 9th, 7:30 pm, Sarratt Cinema Inxeba follows Xolani, a young factory worker living in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. When Xolani and other men from his community gather in the mountains to observe a Xhosa initiation ritual transitioning a group of teenage boys to manhood, a defiant initiate from the city discovers Xolani’s...
MHS Professor Odie Lindsey will join Grammy-nominated songwriter Mary Gauthier at the Southern Festival of Books
Oct. 12, 2017—The “Words and Music” panel takes place Sunday, Oct. 15 at noon, and will address turning veterans’ experiences and related trauma into fiction and song. Read more Odie Lindsey Professor of Practice, Medicine, Health, and Society View MHS profile
Oct. 10, 2017—Professor Odie Lindsey was the subject of a cover story in the Tennessean’s Sunday Portfolio. The feature served as preview to the Southern Festival of Books (Oct 13-15). Read Story Odie Lindsey Professor of Practice, Medicine, Health, and Society View MHS profile
MHS Research Professor Marino Bruce presents at the 10th Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development
Oct. 5, 2017— His talk is titled “Evidence of Things Not Seen: The Relationship Between Faith and Health among Young African American Males.” and will take place on October 6, 2017 in Providence, RI. Read more at SSHD Marino Bruce Research Associate Professor, Medicine, Health, and Society View MHS profile
Nov 7: MHS Hot Topics: John Kinder “Never in this World a Victim Like Me’: What Disabled Veterans Can Teach Us about the History (and Future) of American War”
Oct. 3, 2017—Tuesday, November 7, 1:00-2:30pm, Sarratt 216/220. At first glance, the history of American warfare can often appear strangely devoid of flesh and blood. Prior to the 1960s, Hollywood shied away from graphic war wounds, and military propaganda continues to downplay war’s relentless consumption of life and limb. According to Professor John M. Kinder, however, injured bodies...
MHS Professor Jonathan Metzl discusses the mass shooting in Las Vegas with Tom Ashbrook on WBUR/On Point.
Oct. 3, 2017—MHS Professor Jonathan Metzl discusses the mass shooting in Las Vegas with Tom Ashbrook on WBUR/On Point. Read more at WBUR Jonathan Metzl Professor, Medicine, Health, and Society View MHS profile
Oct. 2, 2017—Friday, October 20th, 12:10 pm, Garland Hall 101 “Black women have the highest rates of premature birth in the United States. This disparity has been has been the case since the 1800s. What has been the content of this persistent disparity? This talk is based on my manuscript Pregnancy, Prematurity and Race in the Afterlife of...