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Fall 2017 Calendar

  • Nov 14, 7:00 pm, Buttrick 101, Vanderbilt Creative Writing and MHS present poet Molly McCully Brown reading from her first book of poems, The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded.
  • Nov 14, 11:30 am, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, MHS Professor Ken MacLeish is one of the featured speakers for a community discussion of war, art, and medicine hosted by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and Vanderbilt Community, Neighborhood, and Government Relations. More info here.
  • Nov 9, 7:30 pm, Sarratt Cinema, Professor Tara McKay presents Inxeba, an iLens film.
  • Nov 7, 1-2:30 pm, Sarratt 216/220, Hot Topics in MHS. Dr. John Kinder, “‘Never in this World a Victim Like Me’: What Disabled Veterans Can Teach Us about the History (and Future) of American War.” More info here.
  • Oct 30, University of Chicago, MHS Professor Ken MacLeish presented his new research on post-9/11 veterans at the University of Chicago anthropology department.
  • Oct 20, 12:10 pm, Garland 101, Dr. Dana Ain Davis, “Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery in the Afterlife of Slavery. Cosponsored by Anthropology and the Center for Medicine, Health, & Society.
  • Oct 17, 12-2:30 pm, Calhoun 300, MHS Fall Registration Pizza Party. More info here.
  • Oct 6, 12:30-2:00 pm, Calhoun 300, MHS Alumni Discuss Their Career Trajectories. More info here.
  • Oct 3, 4-5 pm, Calhoun 300, MHS 4+1 Info Session. More info here.
  • Sep 26, 1-2:30 pm, Sarratt 216/220, Hot Topics in MHS. Dr. Benjamin Reiss, “Wild Nights: How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World.” Cosponsored by Medicine, Health, & Society and the English Department. More info here.
  • Sep 15, Professor Jonathan Metzl will deliver his keynote “Structural Competency: Assessing a New Paradigm for Race and Racisms in Medicine” at the FHI Humanities Futures Initiative’s Capstone Conference. More details here.
  • Sep 11, Professor Tara McKay – “Pursuing Social Justice through Global Health Research and Science.” Global Engagement Lecture Series, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Sep 6, 6-9 pm, Bearded Iris, MHS Faculty Reception
  • Aug 30, 4-5:30 pm, Calhoun Portico, MHS Ice Cream Social
  • Aug 25, Professor Tara McKay – “The Social Costs of Uninsurance: What Happens When Communities are Systematically Denied Coverage?” New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Center for Community Health Action, New York, NY