Dr. Rob Wallace: “Bird flu, Ebola, and Zika: When Evolution Meets Political Economy”

February 24 @ 1:30 pm
30 ten Hoor

Our economy is transforming planet Earth into planet Farm. Agribusiness’s impact extends to the deadliest of diseases. Ebola and Zika both recently re-emerged when logging, mining, and intensive agriculture opened up neotropical forests to their escape. There are other pathogens evolving more directly off megafarms. We can model such connections, but there are broader implications

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Clarence C. Gravlee: “Sick of Race: How Racism Harms Health and Misleads Medicine.”

February 27 @ 4:00 pm
111 ten Hoor

Clarence C. Gravlee, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Florida and the immediate past editor of the flagship journal of Medical Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly. He is widely known for his research regarding social inequality in health, with a particular focus on the effects of racism. He is recipient of the Rudolph Virchow Award

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Friday Anthropology Brown Bag Luncheon

March 3 @ 12:00 pm
21 ten Hoor Hall

Graduate student brown bag luncheon.

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Friday Anthropology Brown Bag Luncheon

March 31 @ 12:00 pm

Graduate student brown bag luncheon.

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