Humanities Institute

HI Events in the Medical Humanities

Spring 2017 

Joseph Gone: "Rethinking Mental Health Services for American Indian Communities: Postcolonial Perspectives and Possibilities"

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:00PM
POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium), 201 E. 24th St., Austin, TX 78712

Priscilla Wald: "Cells, Genes, and Stories: HeLa's Journey from Labs to Literature" 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 
7:00 PM
POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium), 201 East 24th St., Austin, TX 78712     

O N E E V E R Y O N E: A Conversation with Ann Hamilton 

Thursday, January 26, 2017 
7:00 PM
LBJ Auditorium, 2313 Red River St., Austin, TX 78705

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: How to Die in Oregon

Thursday, January 5, 2017
7:00 PM
APL Terrazas Branch, 1105 East César Chávez St., Austin, TX 78702 

Fall 2016

Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Under the Stack

Monday, October 17, 2016
7:00 pm
POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium) 201 East 24th St., Austin, TX 78712

Dr. Rita Charon, "The Shock of Attention: Bodies, Stories, Healing" 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
7:00 PM
SAC 1.402 (SAC Auditorium), 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712      

"What is a Caring Society?" Difficult Dialogues Fall Public Forum 

Monday, September 19, 2016
7:00 PM 
UNB 3.304 (Quadrangle Room), Guadalupe St. & W. 24th St., Austin, TX 78712

Spring 2014

Dr. Abraham Verghese: "A Doctor's Touch" Talk 

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
7:00 PM
AT&T Conference Center, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX 78705 

Spring 2013

Dr. Paul Farmer, “Haiti After the Earthquake: Healthcare as a Human Right,” Cline Centennial Visiting Professor in the Humanities

April 22, 2013
7:30 PM
AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center, Grand Ballroom, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX 78712


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