Events Related to Medical Anthropology

The University of Florida is a vibrant academic community that values interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange. Faculty and students in medical anthropology benefit from many related events across campus.

Department Events

Journal club in medical anthropology (Fridays, 11:45 a.m. -12:35 p.m., Turlington B375)

Florida Anthropology Student Association (FASA) colloquium (Fridays, 4:00 p.m., Dauer 215)

Campus Events

Medical Humanities and Narrative Medicine Discussion Group - College of Medicine

Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues - College of Public Health and Health Professions

2007 Common Read Program - Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World, by Tracy Kidder

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
"Approaches to Empowering Haiti: Paul Farmer and Other Change Agents," Lecture given by Benjamin Hebblethwaite, Lecturer in Haitian Creole at UF, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Reitz Union Rion Ballroom

Tuesday, October 2, 2007
"Haitian Voodoo (Vodun): The structure and logic of an Afro-Caribbean religion," Lecture given by Dr. Gerald Murray, Department of Anthropology, Event co-sponsored by Club Creole, Lecture to begin at 5:30 p.m., Location TBD

Thursday, October 11, 2007
"Mountains Beyond Mountains: Another Public Health Lesson Learned in Central America," Lecture given by Dr. Alba Burns, MD, MSc., CTM, 3:00 p.m., HPNP Auditorium

Tuesday, October 16, 2007
"A Conversation with UF," Tracy Kidder, author of Mountains Beyond Mountains, 7:00 p.m., Phillips Center for Performing Arts

Wednesday, October 24, 2007
"So You Want to Cure the World? How Your Values Can Guide Your Pre-Health Quest," 12:50-1:40 p.m., Farrior Hall, Room 200