Current Issues in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (MAGH) Seminar Series (ANTH 324/524)
During Autumn 2020, the Current Issues in MAGH seminar series will take place on Wednesdays 3:30-4:50. While this is also a class for credits, everyone is welcome to attend.
Speaker Line Up:
Sept. 30 Dr. Julius Doyle, St. Johns University, New York, NY (and alum from UW Anthropology)
"Understanding the Effects of Racism and COVID-19 on Physical Health in African-Americans"
Oct. 7 Dr. Rachel Chapman, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington
“Love in the Time of #BLM #M4BL: Research Intertwining Syndemics of Racism and COVID-19”
Oct. 14 Dr. Ben Marwick, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington
“What Does the Archaeological Record Reveal About the Human Experience of Past Epidemics?”
Oct. 21 Mama Amaan Team: Dr. Muna Osman, Hodan Rage, Sumaya Mohamed, and Dr. Rachel Chapman
“Healing heart and soul: Decreasing COVID-19 Perinatal Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities through Home-Based Maternal Self-Monitoring and Self-Reporting of Blood Pressure, Stress and Depression”
Oct. 28 “Syndemics, Pandemics and Child Protection in Kenya: Climate Change, COVID-19 and Female Genital Cutting, ” by Bettina Shell-Duncan, Tammary Esho and Eva Komba.
POSTPONED: Dr. Sam Dubal, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington
“Against Humanity: A Treatment for a Pandemic of Institutionalized Racism”
Nov. 4 Hugo Puerto, Ph.C., Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Drs. Pablo Montoya and Ana Blanco, Sinergias, Bogotá, Colombia
“Collective Action and the Importance of Storytelling during the Time of COVID-19 in the Colombian Amazon Region”
Nov. 11 No Class – Veterans Day
Nov. 18 Dr. Steve Goodreau, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington
“Individual and Network Risk for COVID-19 Transmission: Adventures in Public Science Communication”
Nov. 25 No Class - Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 2 Dr. Raphaël Rabanes, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington
"Balancing in Imbalance: French Caribbean Struggles for Neurological Readaptation in the Face of Structural Racism and Institutional Neglect."
Dec. 9 Dr. James Pfeiffer, Departments of Anthropology and Global Health, University of Washington
“Syndemics, Pandemics, and Global Health Systems: COVID and Debt Forgiveness in the Global South”