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The Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco Study Group Requests for Roundtable Discussion Questions

July 8, 2013 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on The Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco Study Group Requests for Roundtable Discussion Questions

The Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco Study Group of the Society for Medical Anthropology has organized a roundtable for the upcoming AAA meetings in Chicago. The roundtable, “Looking Back, Moving Forward: Reflections on Public Engagement in the Anthropology of Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco,” will take place on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 8:00 pm – 9:45pm at the Chicago Hilton. The... View Article

Paul Farmer and João Biehl praise ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’

June 1, 2013 5:45 am Published by Comments Off on Paul Farmer and João Biehl praise ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’

Dr Seth Holmes’ new book ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’ comes out on June 10th with the California Series in Public Anthropology of the University of California Press.The book has already received excellent reviews by, among others, Paul Farmer, João Biehl, Leo Chavez, and Dolores Huerta. This is what Paul Farmer, Co-founder of Partners In... View Article

‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’ : new book out soon by Seth Holmes

May 24, 2013 1:15 pm Published by Comments Off on ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’ : new book out soon by Seth Holmes

We are very pleased to announce the upcoming launch by University of California Press (Public Anthropology Series) of the new book by Dr Seth Holmes, new faculty member at DAHSM, on June 10, 2013. Seth, PhD, MD, is also Martin Sisters Endowed Chair Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology and Public Health at UC Berkeley. His new book, ‘Fresh Fruits, Broken... View Article

Congratulations to new DAHSM graduates Nicholas Bartlett and Becky Kaplan!

May 23, 2013 1:13 am Published by Comments Off on Congratulations to new DAHSM graduates Nicholas Bartlett and Becky Kaplan!

We are thrilled to announce our new two outstanding graduates Nick Bartlett and Rebecca (Becky) Kaplan. Nick Bartlett, from the Medical Anthropology program, successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Down from the Mountains, Out of Time: Addiction Reform and China’s Heroin Generation.” Becky Kaplan from the History of Medicine program successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Cattle Disease Populations and Public Health... View Article

Equality’s Boundaries: Science, Citizenship, and Medicine in the Negev/Naqab

May 20, 2013 7:58 am Published by Comments Off on Equality’s Boundaries: Science, Citizenship, and Medicine in the Negev/Naqab

Hello everyone: Our last seminar series of the this academic year will take place this Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in the Laurel Heights Conference Room 474. Please join us to hear Na’amah Razon, PhD Candidate, UCSF Medical Anthropology Program, talk about ‘Equality’s Boundaries: Science, Citizenship, and Medicine in the Negev/Naqab’. In 1994 Israel passed the... View Article

“Can the Lab-Rats Speak?”: Speculations on the Constitution of the Experimental Subject.

April 19, 2013 12:49 am Published by Comments Off on “Can the Lab-Rats Speak?”: Speculations on the Constitution of the Experimental Subject.

Our next Culpeper Seminar Series talk will be on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Kaushik Sunder Rajan, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology & of Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, will give a paper titled “Can the lab rat speak? Speculations on the constitution of the experimental subject... View Article

April 9th: UPB Berkeley to host Vincanne Adams for a discussion of her new book

April 6, 2013 1:57 pm Published by Comments Off on April 9th: UPB Berkeley to host Vincanne Adams for a discussion of her new book

Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith is an ethnographic account of long-term recovery in post-Katrina New Orleans published with University Press Books. It is also a sobering exploration of the privatization of vital social services under market-driven governance. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, public agencies subcontracted disaster relief to private companies that turned the humanitarian work of recovery into... View Article

The Image of Modern Medicine: Professional Identity, Aesthetic Belonging, and the American Physician, 1880-1950

April 5, 2013 8:57 am Published by Comments Off on The Image of Modern Medicine: Professional Identity, Aesthetic Belonging, and the American Physician, 1880-1950

We are glad to announce our guest speaker at the Culpeper Seminar Series next Wednesday, April 10: John Harley Warner, PhD, Avalon Professor of the History of Medicine at Yale University. Professor Warner received his Ph.D. in 1984 from Harvard University (History of Science), and from 1984-1986 was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine... View Article

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