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Racism and Health in the US South – Colloquium at Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech - Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theatre Atlanta, GA

On Wednesday, October 5th, 3:00pm – 5:00pm Dr. Camara Jones and I will be in dialogue about the impact of racism on health in the US South. This facilitated conversation is open to the public and will take place at Georgia Tech University.

Alt-White Supremacy as Public Health Emergency – DAHSM Culpeper Seminar Series

UCSF Laurel Heights Campus 3333 California St., Room 474, San Francisco, CA

Of late, we’ve heard much about the rise of “alt-white supremacy” in the United States—with the assumption that supremacy is a system that places white people atop persons of color, immigrants, and other marginalized groups. The core ideology of supremacy, and the politics and policies that support it, depends on a hierarchy that seemingly privileges and benefits white people at the expense of everyone else. (See, e.g., walls, bans, and other structures and policies.)

Keynote at Humanities Futures Capstone Conference, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Rubenstein Library, Duke West Campus 411 Chapel Dr., Room 153, Durham, NC

The capstone conference, titled Health Humanities & Social Justice: Breath, Body, Voice, will focus on the health humanities. We define health on a continuum from the health sciences to states of health, and focus on social justice to bridge the lived experiences of health and wellness in both our academic and non-academic communities. Furthermore, in 2017, we ask: how are the humanities transforming health, and how is health transforming the humanities? And what do these mutual influences suggest concerning the health of the humanities?