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Claire Wendland, MD, PhD to usher in this year’s Culpeper Seminar Series

September 11, 2014 7:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Claire Wendland, MD, PhD to usher in this year’s Culpeper Seminar Series

This year’s Culpeper Seminar Series will begin Tuesday, October 7 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights campus in Conference Room 474. Dr. Claire Wendland, Associate Professor in the Departments of Anthropology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present some of her recent research and then lead a short Q&A session. A short description of Dr. Wendland’s... View Article

Painful Medicine: Treating Addiction in a Time of War

January 18, 2014 2:40 am Published by Comments Off on Painful Medicine: Treating Addiction in a Time of War

The next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture is next Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in the Laurel Heights Conference Room 474. Dr Angela Garcia, Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology at Stanford University, will give a seminar titled “Painful Medicine: Treating Addiction in a Time of War”. Over the last decade, there has been a sharp increase in... View Article

Call for papers: ‘Voices in Bioethics’

December 19, 2013 6:23 am Published by Comments Off on Call for papers: ‘Voices in Bioethics’

We would like to invite students and established scholars to submit Op-ed and other writings to our new on-line journal, Voices in Bioethics. The due date for submissions for our next issue is January 14th. You can see our first issue here: voicesinbioethics.org It has received thousands of unique visitors, giving our contributors lots of on-line presence and impact. To... View Article

“A Place at the Table”: Film Screening and Discussion

November 19, 2013 2:12 am Published by Comments Off on “A Place at the Table”: Film Screening and Discussion

The Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, is glad to announce the Film Screening and Discussion of documentary “A Place at the Table“, to take place tomorrow, Wednesday November 20, at Laurel Heights, Room 474. “A place at the table” is a 2012 documentary directed by Kristi Jacobson, and Lori Silverbush that investigates incidents of... View Article

CFP: Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum

November 14, 2013 2:35 pm Published by Comments Off on CFP: Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum

The Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC), a strategic ally of ASBH, is pleased to announce its call for papers for our second annual meeting, with theme: “Ways and Means: Teaching Professionalism Across the Health Care Spectrum” This year’s theme encourages participants to consider ways in which professionalism is taught and modelled in any area of health care in... View Article

Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics: Call for Stories

October 24, 2013 12:26 am Published by Comments Off on Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics: Call for Stories

Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (NIB) Announces Three New Calls for Stories: · Religion in Medical and Nursing Practice Deadline for proposals is November 11th. Click here for a copy of the call for stories and information on submitting proposals. · Stories on Obesity Deadline for proposals is November 25th. Click here for a copy of the call for stories and... View Article

Call for papers for Special Issue Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

May 11, 2013 10:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Call for papers for Special Issue Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

What do perspectives informed by disability studies have to offer to typical readings of the American counterculture and its fundamental ideals of movement (both geographical and ideological), youth and vitality? In what ways did the American counterculture and the disability movement approach notions of the “normal” and the “abnormal” body? Beat and countercultural writers and artists have been criticised for... 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

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