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March 12, 2020

 



Embracing Dystopia: Racial Nonfictions in the Age of Genomics and Other Seductive Data

When: Thursday, March 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Where: UIC College of Medicine, Moss Auditorium, 909 S. Wolcott Ave., Chicago

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Join IRRPP and our co-sponsors for a talk by Stanford University Associate Professor of Anthropology Duana Fullwiley. Her talk will explore how U.S. political concepts of diversity, usually glossed as “race,” function in genetic recruitment protocols and study designs for research on complex diseases, “tailored medicine,” ancestry tracing, forensics, and personal genomics.

Cosponsored by: UIC's Center for Clinical and Translational Science, UIC's Anthropology Department, UIC's Institute for Health Research and Policy, UIC's Policy, Practice and Prevention Research Center, UIC's Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, UIC's Institute for Minority Health Research, the University of Illinois' Cancer Center, UIC's School of Public Health Office of Diversity and Inclusion, UIC's Center for Health Equity Research, and the Health & Medicine Policy Research Group. Our thanks to the co-sponsors for making this event possible.


About the Series: Building on important work that has documented extensive health disparities, the Embodied Inequalities inter-disciplinary lecture series explores why race is so consequential for health outcomes. Sessions 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.