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Health and Humanities Research Seminar Series

The Health and Humanities Research Seminar Series, sponsored by the Humanities Institute and Dell Medical School, continues with the following presentations:

  • April 1: Alison Kafer, PhD“After Crip, Crip Afters: Ambivalence and Temporality in the Work of Disability Artists.” Dr. Kafer, a Disabilities Studies scholar, is Associate Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts.
  • April 22: William Sage, MD, JDThe Innovative Potential of Medicare for All.” Dr. Sage is the James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence, UT School of Law, and Professor of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School.
  • May 6: Laurie Green, PhD “’Hunger,’ ‘Malnutrition,’ or ‘Starvation’? The High Stakes of Language in the 1960s US.” Dr. Green is Associate Professor of History, College of Liberal Arts.

The Health and Humanities Research Seminar Series is an outgrowth of the 2018 Pop-Up Institute on Health and the Humanities co-sponsored by the Vice President for Research Office and the Humanities Institute. All seminars run from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (doors open and refreshments available at 3:45 pm). Each seminar begins with a presentation, followed by group discussion and then informal socializing over appetizers. The venue is the University of Texas Club, on the east side of DKR stadium at 2108 Robert Dedman Drive (between Gates 27 & 28 and opposite Clyde Littlefield Drive). Parking is available in the Manor Garage, which is just across Robert Dedman Drive from the UT Club.

Seating for each seminar is limited. Reservations can be made for the seminars HERE.

Questions may be emailed to HI Associate Director Phillip Barrish at pbarrish@austin.utexas.edu.

May 06, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

University of Texas Club
2108 Robert Dedman Dr
Austin, TX 78712

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