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Health & Humanities Pop-Up Institute: Public Symposium

  • Health Discovery Building, Auditorium 1701 Trinity Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)

 Health Discovery Building, Auditorium | 1701 Trinity Street | Austin, TX 78712

With support from the Dell Medical School, theHealth and Humanities Pop-Up Institute will host a free, public symposium to conclude the Health and Humanities Pop-Up Institute in May. The symposium will feature panels of research faculty and staff and a keynote lecture, "Structural Competency, 5 Years On: Tracking a New Medical Approach to Stigma and Inequality," by Jonathan Metzl, the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, and the Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Schedule:
8-9 a.m. — Continental Breakfast
9 a.m.-12 p.m. — Community Panels: The Humanities in Practice
12-1 p.m. — Keynote Lecture: Structural Competency, 5 Years On: Tracking a New Medical Approach to Stigma and Inequality by Jonathan Metzl
1-2:15 p.m. — Lunch
2:15-3:30 p.m. — Discussion Panel with Jonathan Metzl
3:30-5:30 p.m. — Closing Panel: The Promise of Health Humanities: Research, Teaching, Practice, and Engagement

The Health & Humanities Pop-Up Institute is a collaboration between the Office of the Vice President of Research and the Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin through the following endowments: the Holloway Centennial Lectureship, the Hoffman Centennial Lectureship, the Kidd Centennial Lectureship, and the Ho Distinguished Lecture in China Studies Endowment. Additional support comes from the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of English, and the Dell Medical School.

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