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September 26, 2018

Embodied Inequality

Embodied Inequality Series: Unpacking the Impact of Race & Racism on Health
Panel discussion: Structural Violence

When: September 26, 2018 • Time 12 - 1:30pm

Where: Moss Auditorium, 909 S. Wolcott Ave.

RSVP to irrpp@uic.edu or through our website


About the Event: Join IRRPP and CHER for an expert panel on structural violence and health that will discuss the multiple ways in which social, economic, and political systems expose particular populations to risks and vulnerabilities leading to adverse health outcomes.

Beth Richie, Dept. Head and Professor of Criminology, Law and Justice & Professor of African American Studies at UIC
Henrika McCoy, Associate Professor of Social Work at UIC
Nicole Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Social Foundations of Education at UIC
Karriem Watson, Director of Community Engaged Research and Implementation Science at UIC Cancer Center

About the Series: Building on important work that has documented extensive health disparities, this inter-disciplinary lecture series will explore why race is so consequential for health outcomes. Sessions will focus on a range of topics including how race matters for access to healthcare and healthcare delivery, how structural and interpersonal racism impact mental, emotional, and physical health, and how scholars, practitioners, and community groups can intervene to improve health outcomes for vulnerable communities.