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March 2018

Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, & the Politics of American Firearms | UC Davis Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
UC Davis Health Education Building, Lecture Hall 1222, 4610 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817 United States
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Four assumptions frequently arise in the aftermath of mass shootings in the United States: (1) that mental illness causes gun violence, (2) that psychiatric diagnosis can predict gun crime, (3) that shootings represent the deranged acts of mentally ill loners, and (4) that gun control “won’t prevent” such incidents. Professor Metzl will address how assumptions about gun violence incorrectly link to stereotypes of mental illness and race in the United States.

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When the Shooter is White: Race, Mental Illness, and the Politics of American Firearms | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Levis Faculty Center, Room 300, 919 West Illinois Street
Urbana, IL 61801 United States
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In this talk, Prof. Metzl addresses how the automatic assumption that white shooters are isolated, deranged individuals conveys the subtle message that whiteness in general, and white masculinity specifically, is not connected to any larger cultures, networks or ideologies that might foment violence.

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April 2018

Gun Violence in America – Panel Discussion – Barnard College and Columbia University

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Milbank Hall, Barnard College, 604-606 W 120th St,
New York,, NY 10027 United States
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Please join the Barnard College Human Rights Program and Columbia University Students Against Gun Violence for a panel discussion Thursday, April 26, from 6 pm - 8 pm in room 307 Milbank Hall. 

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May 2018

LECTURE: Structural Competency, 5 Years On: Tracking a New Medical Approach to Stigma and Inequality

May 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This talk described a shift in medical education away from approaches to…

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June 2018

TRAINING: Policy Driven Healthcare: Implications for Practice, Research and Education for Minority Populations

June 28 @ 8:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm

June 28th – July 1st, 2018 - TRAINING: Policy Driven Healthcare: Implications for Practice, Research and Education for Minority Populations

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TRAINING: Policy Driven Healthcare: Implications for Practice, Research and Education for Minority Populations

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

June 28th – July 1st, 2018: Dr. Metzl will be participating in…

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August 2018

PANEL CHAIR/PRESENTATION: Guns in Trump’s America

August 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:10 pm

Sat, August 11, 10:30am to 12:10pm - Guns and Violence in Trump's America

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PLENARY PANEL CHAIR/PRESENTATION: Feeling Race in the Public Eye: Media and Race during the Trump Era

August 13 @ 12:30 am - 2:10 pm

August 13th, 2018 - Plenary Panel Chair/Presentation at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

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INVITED LECTURE/MASTER CLASS: “How to Talk About Guns in the Classroom” at University of Illinois

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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September 2018

LECTURE: Dying of Whiteness The Mortal Politics of U.S. White Supremacy in the Age of Trump

September 4 - September 5

Staying healthy and recovering from sickness comes at a price. Staying ill means losing time, losing money, losing productivity. Seeing doctors, buying drugs, investing in future health, all cost money.

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