Academic Year 2019-2020

Fall 2019

“Global Health Humanities lecture by Dr. Dorothy Roberts”
Thursday, November 14th, 4 PM-5:30 PM
Dr. Dorothy Roberts
Location: MSC 2400

Academic Year 2018-2019

Spring 2019

“Historical, Cultural, and Environmental Factors that Impact Nutrition Status in Timor-Leste, SE Asia”
January 29th, 1 PM-2:30 PM
Dr. Christine Tisone | Department of Health and Kinesiology
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Location: 311 Glasscock Building

“The Story of Malaria and Ebola in Oral History and Written Words”
February 15th, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Dr. Violet Showers Johnson | Department of History
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Location: 311 Glasscock Building

“‘Irregular Women’: Indian Doctresses and 19th-century American Medicine”
March 5th, 11 AM-12:30 PM
Dr. Angela Hudson | Department of History
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Location: 311 Glasscock Building

Fall 2018

“Sustainable Development and Well-being in the Yucatan, Mexico: Developing a Local Level Survey Instrument that Links Across Scales”
October 15th, 11 AM-12:30 PM
Dr. Allison Hopkins | Department of Anthropology
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

“HIV/AIDS Biopolitics, State and Sexually Marginalized Groups in India”
November 14th, 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Dr. Chaitanya Lakkimsetti | Department of Sociology
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

“Wildlife, Humans and Conservation in Botswana and the Amazon: One Health”
December 5th, 11 AM-12:30 PM
Dr. Amanda Stronza | Applied Biodiversity Science Program
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

Academic Year 2018-2019 Past Events

Spring 2018

“Undergraduate Health Humanities Highlights”
February 23rd, 3-4 PM
Seminar Meeting
Facilitated by Professor Barbara Gastel
Location: 300 Glasscock Building

“Graphic Medicine and Women’s Reproductive Health”
March 23rd, 4-5 PM
Seminar Meeting
Dr. Sara DiCaglio
Location: 326 LAAH Building (Department of English)

“Readings from Symposium Guest Speakers”
April 12th, 11 AM-12 PM
Seminar Meeting
Dr. Jessica Howell
Location: 300 Glasscock Building

One-Day Symposium: “The Future of Healthcare”

April 20th, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Guest Speakers: Professor Kirsten Ostherr, Rice University, Department of English and Dr. Ruth Berggren, UT Health San Antonio, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics

Location: 311 Glasscock Building

Symposium Schedule

Fall 2017

“Global Health and Medical Anthropology: Storytelling as a Cultural Bridge”
September 25th, 2017, 3:30 – 4:40 p.m.
Seminar meeting
Michelle Yeoman, Lecturer in Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Ph.D. student in Anthropology, Texas A&M University
Location: 300 Glasscock Building

“Intimate Partner Violence in Medicine”
November 27th, 2017, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Seminar meeting
Dr. Dianne Kraft, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Location: 300 Glasscock Building

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