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March Meeting — Friday, March 24th at 2:15pm

March 15, 2017

*This event has been rescheduled to 2:15-3:30 this Friday! This month we will be examining transgender politics, visibility and embodiment through the work of two notable theorists: Susan Stryker and Richard M. Juang. Our readings will include Stryker’s article “My Words … Read more

February Meeting — Friday, February 24th at 3pm

February 3, 2017

This month’s LMCC theme will be health justice, or the correlation between social factors and the dispensation of health care and medical education. We will be reading Olivia Banner’s recent article “Structural Racism and Practices of Reading in the Medical … Read more

January Meeting — Friday, January 27 at 3pm

January 3, 2017

For our first meeting of the semester, we will be focusing on the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS). Langdon Winner’s article, “Do Artifacts Have Politics” is now available on our “Readings” page, as well as the optional reading, … Read more

November Meeting—Friday, November 18 at 2pm

November 9, 2016

This month’s meeting will be devoted to exploring the intersections of poetry and mental illness. We have two texts available on the “Readings” page and welcome participants to bring a poem of their choice to coincide with the theme. The … Read more

October Meeting—Friday, October 28 at 2pm

October 24, 2016

For our October meeting, we will be exploring intersectionality, assemblage theory, and theories of materiality more fully with Jasbir Puar’s “‘I would rather be a cyborg than a goddess’:Becoming-Intersectional in Assemblage Theory” as well as an optional reading: “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an … Read more

September Meeting—Thursday, September 29 at 3pm

September 15, 2016

We will have our first meeting of the semester on Thursday Sept 29th, from 3:00-4:30 pm in the HHIVE Lab (Greenlaw 524).  This month we will be reading  “Critical medical humanities: embracing entanglement, taking risks” by William Viney, Felicity Callard, Angela Woods, as well as Mel … Read more

May Meeting – Tuesday, May 24 at 5pm at TRU

May 21, 2016

For our first summer meeting, we will meet at TRU in Chapel Hill to workshop pieces by Lina Kuhn and Mark Collins. The drafts are located on our “Readings” page.

April Meeting – Friday, April 22 at 12:30pm

April 14, 2016

For our last meeting of the academic year, we will workshop Jen Stockwell’s article draft, “Gestational Diabetes Testing, Narrative, and Medical Distrust” for the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. Jen’s article (and an optional secondary reading) will be available on our “Readings” … Read more

November Meeting – Friday, Nov 20 at 10:30am

November 13, 2015

Join us for our last meeting of the semester on Friday, November 2 from 10:30am-12:00pm in HHIVE (Gaskin Library, GL 524)! We’ll workshop Laura Broom’s article and Jen Stockwell’s book chapter. Both will be available on our Readings page. If you … Read more