Thurs.-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