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Fall 2021

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Fall 2020

Spring 2020

Fall 2019

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Fall 2018

Spring 2018

  • Feb 8, 2018, iLens presents Unrest, Cosponsored by Communications Studies and Center for Medicine Health and Society.
  • Feb 13, 2018, 7:00 pm, BCC Auditorium, Screening of Whose Streets? documentary with panel discussion to follow.
  • Feb 14, 2018, 12:00-1:30 pm, Light Hall 208, Gun Violence Prevention: A Community Conversation, Co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health, Society, Program in American Studies, and Deans’ Offices of Arts and Science and Medicine.
  • Feb 22, 2:45-3:45 pm, Buttrick 123, Conversation with Jeremy Greene. Contact Laura Stark for more information.
  • Mar 1, 8:00-9:30 am, Calhoun 300, Student Breakfast with Perri Klass – “The Doctor as Journalist: Interviewing, Verifying, Constructing Narrative.” RSVP required.
  • Mar 13, 1:00-2:30 pm, Calhoun 300, MHS Colloquium: 4+1 Student Presentations.
  • Mar 27, 4:10 pm, Stevenson 4327, Robert McRuer, “Crip Times 2018: Queer/Disability Politics in a Post-Truth Era”
  • Apr 3, 12-2:30 pm, Calhoun 300, MHS Fall Registration Pizza Party.
  • Apr 12, TBD, Sarratt 216/220, MHS Hot Topics with Mimi Khuc.
  • May 10, 3:00-5:00 pm, Calhoun 300, MHS Pre-Commencement Award Reception, for graduating students and their families.

Fall 2017

  • 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