April 14, 2021


Webinar from Columbia University

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Event Organizer

Rishi Goyal and Arden Hegele

Event Sponsor

The Institute of Comparative Literature and Society and the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics

Event Co-Sponsor(s)

Center for Science and Society, Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia Global Centers, Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities, Department of English and Comparative Literature

Telling Stories: Medicine and Institutional Racism

April 14, 6 PM EST

Speakers Bettina Judd (Gender, Women and Sexuality, U Washington) and Raymond Givens (Internal Medicine, Columbia University), moderator Rita Charon (Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics), and respondent Matthew Sandler (American Studies, Columbia University).


Co-sponsored by the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society.

This event is a part of our “Medical Humanities and Pandemic Urbanisms” series celebrating the launch of our new Medical Humanities major. Learn more about the major here.

Find all events in this series here.

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