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April 2015

2015 Gender, Health & the South Symposium at Wake Forest University

April 16, 2015 - April 17, 2015
Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC United States + Google Map

On April 16 and 17, join the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University and the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University for a day and a half symposium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The symposium will bring together activists, scholars, and students to present original research and raise questions at the intersection of gender, race, region, and health. A full itinerary for the symposium will be available soon. Symposium keynote speakers: Melissa Harris-Perry is the Presidential…

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October 2015

‘Can Psychiatrists Stop Gun Violence?: Assessing Firearms through the Intersections of Race, Gender, & Mental Health’ – University of Missouri roundtable discussion

October 29, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leadership Auditorium – University of Missouri, 911 Rollins St
Columbia, MO 65201 United States
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Jonathan Metzl from Vanderbilt University will be giving a roundtable conversation entitled “Can Psychiatrists Stop Gun Violence?: Assessing Firearms through the Intersections of Race, Gender, & Mental Health.” 3:00-5:00pm in Leadership Auditorium This round table discussion is with Kelli Canada (School of Social Work), Ty-Ron M.O. Douglas (Dept. of Black Studies), and moderator Julie Passanante Elman (Dept. of Women's and Gender Studies) and is open to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and friends. Click here for event flyer.

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February 2016

The Promise and Challenge of Precision Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Conversation – Columbia University

February 18, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Low Library Faculty Room, Columbia University, 2980 Broadway at 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Speakers: David Goldstein, PhD, Professor of genetics and development and Director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine, Columbia University Jonathan Metzl, MD, PhD, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, and the Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University Respondents: Rachel Adams, PhD, Professor of English and American Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Social Difference, Columbia University Ronald Bayer, PhD, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences,  Columbia University Mailman School of Public…

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March 2016

The Politics of Health in the U.S. South – conference chair

March 17, 2016 - March 18, 2016
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN United States + Google Map

Speakers include: Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC Host and Wake Forest Professor) Jesmyn Ward (American novelist and Tulane University Professor, winner of the *National Book Award for Fiction) Kenneth Robinson (Physician and Pastor of St. Andrew AME Church in Memphis) Bryant Simon (Professor of History at Temple University) And many others! Panels include: The Politics of Health in the South (3/17, 2pm, Light Hall, Vanderbilt School of Medicine) The Poetics of the South (3/18, 10am, Black Cultural Center, Vanderbilt University) Health Activism…

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April 2016

Danger Talk: Sexual Error and the Limits of Thought – panel discussion

April 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Cosponsored by NYU's Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the journal Studies in Gender and Sexuality, and the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University, Danger Talk: Sexual Error and the Limits of Thought will examine the multiple ways "sexual danger" is being discussed, administered, and policed in a variety of settings: from campus debates over "affirmative consent" and "trigger warnings," to new Title IX policies governing sexual misconduct, to conflicts roiling psychoanalytic institutes over sexual boundary violations between analysts and patients.

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September 2016

History of Medicine and Health Activism panel – New York Academy of Medicine

September 30, 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029 United States
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14th ANNUAL JOINT ATLANTIC SEMINAR FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE “Organizing Medicine” September 30 – October 1, 2016 New York Academy of Medicine The Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine is convened annually for the presentation of research by young scholars working on the history of medicine and public health. The meeting was founded in 2002 to foster an intercollegial intellectual community and provide a forum for sharing and critiquing graduate student research. The New York Academy of…

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November 2016

Panel on Campus Carry – ASA Program Committee

November 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Denver Convention Center, Level 4, Capitol 4 Denver, CO United States + Google Map

American Studies Association, Denver, Colorado On June 1, 2015, Governor of Texas Greg Abbott signed into law S.B. 11, also known as the "campus carry" law. The issue of guns in the culture at large is not a new one, and the gun control debate has been further stoked by #blacklivesmatter and the occupation of a federal building by ranchers in Oregon. In short, this panel will address the issue of "campus carry" by bringing together scholars for a conversation…

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January 2017

Risk Taking, Freedom, Safety, and Well-Being: Dimensions of an Engaged Campus Culture, San Francisco

January 26 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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These dimensions of an engaged campus are fraught with the challenges of their balance and how higher education can meet its unique responsibility and core purposes in an open, democratic society. MODERATOR: Barry Schwartz Part of the 2017 Annual Meeting: Building Public Trust in the Promise of Liberal Education and Inclusive Excellence

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February 2017

Gun Policy in Trump’s America

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Public Knowledge, 20 Cooper Square, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Free

The Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU invites you to join us for a panel discussion with leading legislators, activists, journalists, and academics to debate gun policy and it’s everyday effects under the most overtly pro-gun administration in modern memory.

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March 2017

“What Makes Black Girls, Blue?” Creating Mental Wellness Climates for Black Women and Girls – Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Rayburn House Office Building – room 2044, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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“What Makes Black Girls, Blue?” Creating Mental Wellness Climates for Black Women and Girls A Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls (CCBWG) briefing Description On Thursday March 9, 2017, The Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, co-chaired by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), will present a panel of some of the nation's mental health thought leaders, advocates, providers, researchers, everyday Black women, and her allies, for a U.S. Congressional level conversation on the social, economic, cultural, and political elements,…

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