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October 2018

DISCUSSION: Mental Illness, Race, and Incarceration – Nashville Sheriff Daron Hall

October 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

In Conversation with MHS Chair Jonathan Metzl, Responses by Leshuan Oliver of Campus Precinct & Community Relations, Vanderbilt University Police Department, Derek Griffith,Professor of MHS and Director, Center for Research on Men’s Health, Student Q&A

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KEYNOTE: American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Conference, “American Firearms and Mass Shootings: Mental Illness, Politics, and Policies,”

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
"American Firearms and Mass Shootings: Mental Illness, Politics, and Policies"

Jonathan Metzl addresses four assumptions that frequently arise in the aftermath of mass-shootings in the United States:
(1) that mental illness causes gun violence, (2) that a psychiatric diagnosis can predict
gun crime before it happens, (3) that shootings are the deranged acts of mentally ill loners, and (4) that gun control won’t prevent another Newtown.

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November 2018

INVITED LECTURE: The Politics of Health

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Slought and the Health Ecologies Lab are pleased to announce The Politics of Health, a conversation with Jonathan Metzl and others about the social and political construction of "health" on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm.

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December 2018

GALLERY TALK: “On Whiteness, Empathy, and Politics” at TFA Popup/Art Basel

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Fearless Artist Pop Up Gallery has featured the most exciting collective of emerging and undiscovered artists and galleries in the world during Art Basel/Miami Art Week to thousands of art fans.

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