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Women, Power and the Workplace (Wed. December 7, 2017)
In the second edition of the Brown Bag Lunch Series, Amy Cuddy joined us for a discussion on women, power and the workplace. This event was cosponsored by the Women in Leadership Initiative and took place in Kresge 606.
“Bitch” – Term of Empowerment or Microaggression? (Tues. October 27, 2016)
In the first edition of the Brown Bag Lunch Series, we discussed the implications of the word “bitch” in today’s society, and how, we, as public health professionals, think about this word. This event took place in Kresge 708.
Monica Simpson: Sister Song and Reproductive Justice (Mon. October 24, 2016)
Dr. Dennis Norman: Indian Health: Challenges and Opportunities (Thus. Sept 29, 2016)
This event took place in Kresge 502.
Michael Helquist Book Tour – Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions (Mon. Sept 19, 2016)
Michael Helquist joined us in Kresge G-2 for a discussion on their new book, Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions. There was an opportunity to purchase books, and get them signed.
Dr. Ahmed Ragab – Legible Bodies, Erased Identities: Medical Certainty, Religious Authority, and Gender Identity in the 19-21st Century (Thurs. September 8, 2016)
Dr. Ahmed Ragab is the Richard T. Watson Associate Professor of Science and Religion at Harvard Divinity School, affiliate associate professor at the department of the history of science, and director of the Science, Religion and Culture program at Harvard Divinity School. His research on the history of science, medicine and culture in the Islamic world includes his history of medieval Islamic hospitals, and his research on the epistemic authority of medieval Muslim women with a focus on women-reporters of prophetic traditions. He joined us in Kresge 201 for an interactive discussion on Medical Certainty, Religious Authority, and Gender Identity in the 19-21st Century.
Dorothy Roberts – Race, Gender and the Biopolitics of Health in the Gene Age (Thurs. May 5, 2017)
Dr. Dorothy Roberts joined us from the University of Pennsylvania. This event was cosponsored by Harvard FAS Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality, the Women of Color Collective of Students and Scholars, and the Project on Race & Gender in Science & Medicine at the Hutchins Center and took place in Kresge 110. Lunch was served.
Amaya Perez – “Transgender” Category Construction and the HIV Biomedical Industry: The Role of Public Health Imaginaries (Wed. April 6, 2016)
This event took place in Kresge 201.