Jun. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy will host a live virtual panel discussion on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at noon to discuss the issue of gun violence in America featuring expert faculty and guest speakers including Vanderbilt University’s Jonathan Metzl and James Blumstein, and Georgetown University’s Mary McCord. Samar Ali,...
Apr. 21, 2022— Wednesday, May 11th, 3:00-5:00pm, Calhoun Hall Portico MHS is hosting a Graduation Reception honoring the MHS Class of 2022. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Music by Lynn Taylor and the Barflies (recently featured in Rolling Stone). Open to the entire MHS community. Friends and families are welcome!
Mar. 4, 2022—Professor Laura Stark publishes on science & Native dispossession in health justice. Read it here.
Feb. 23, 2022—MHS Advising Pizza & Ice Cream Party Wednesday, April 6th, 12:30-2:30pm, Calhoun Portico All MHS students are invited to attend our semi-annual Registration Advising event under the Calhoun Portico (outside). During this time, students can meet briefly with an advisor and have registration holds removed from their account. Please bring your MHS Major Checklist form...
Feb. 17, 2022—The article was published in the Winter 2022 issue of MIT’s Case Studies in Ethical and Social Responsibility in Computing. Read more here.
Professor Aimi Hamraie (with Critical Design Lab collaborators Kevin Gotkin and Jarah Moesch) was named a 2022 United States Artists fellow in Media.
Jan. 31, 2022—Professor Aimi Hamraie (with Critical Design Lab collaborators Kevin Gotkin and Jarah Moesch) was named a 2022 United States Artists fellow in Media. Learn more about it here. Congratulations Professor Aimi Hamraie!
Professor Behague presents her work as part of the “Biosocial Birth Cohort Research Network” funded by the Wellcome Trust and coordinated by Professor Sahra Gibbon (UCL).
Jan. 31, 2022—Professor Behague presents her work as part of the “Biosocial Birth Cohort Research Network” funded by the Wellcome Trust and coordinated by Professor Sahra Gibbon (UCL). To see the talk – “Biosocial theory and the politics of developmental disruption: Reflections on interdisciplinary practice in the 1982 Pelotas birth cohort study” — click here.
Jan. 31, 2022—Behague gives talk on COVID-19 and solidarity in Brazil at the Conference: “Recovery, reconfiguration, and repair: Mobilising the social sciences and humanities for a post-pandemic world” (Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, 11-12 November 2021) Online. Read more here.
Jan. 14, 2022—The Vanderbilt Critical Psychiatry Conference (VCPC), a student-led, one-day event directed by MHS junior Joseph Sexton, is slated to take place on Saturday, January 22nd, from 8AM to 3PM. Critical psychiatry is an evolving field of study focused on improving mental health care by investigating its current and historical shortcomings. Sexton, who is also majoring...
Dr. Jonathan Metzl and co-author Rita Charon published their book titled, “On the Poetics and Politics of Health”.
Nov. 16, 2021— Dr. Jonathan Metzl and co-author Rita Charon published their book titled, “On the Poetics and Politics of Health”. Combining first-person narration, scholarly reflections, and advocacy, this volume features conversations with physician-scholars Rita Charon and Jonathan M. Metzl and provides a holistic view of the human interactions and structural forces that define healthcare today....