POH2016-banner3Thurs.-Fri., Mar.17-18. Symposium on the politics of health in the U.S. South.

Speakers include:
*Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC Host and Wake Forest Professor)
*Jesmyn Ward (American novelist and Tulane University Professor, winner of the *National Book Award for Fiction)
*Kenneth Robinson (President/CEO, United Way of the Mid -South, Physician and Pastor Emeritus of St. Andrew AME Church in Memphis, TN)
*Bryant Simon (Professor of History at Temple University)
And many others!

Panels include:
*The Politics of Health in the South (3/17, 2pm, Light Hall, Vanderbilt School of Medicine)
*The Poetics of the South
(3/18, 10am, Black Cultural Center, Vanderbilt University)
*Health Activism in the South
(3/18, 11:30am, Black Cultural Center, Vanderbilt University)
*Intersectionality in the South
(3/18, 2pm, Black Cultural Center, Vanderbilt University)
*Student networking breakfast
*Poster Session

Follow links for more information and full schedule.

Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, the Vanderbilt Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative, the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University, the REAM Foundation, the Vanderbilt Divinity School, the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and Vanderbilt Creative Writing.