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March 22, 2018
George Lipsitz
6 - 8 p.m.
Room 221,
Kroeber Hall

Lecture by George Lipsitz, Professor of Black Studies at UC Santa Barbara, Rupa Marya, Associate Professor of Medicine and Faculty Director of the Do No Harm Coalition at UC San Francisco, and Carlos Martinez, PhD student in the UC Berkeley/UC San Francisco Joint Program in Medical Anthropology.

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Center News

Book Award for BCSM Co-Chair Seth Holmes

The 2018 Premio Iberoamericano Award Committee of the Latin American Studies Association has awarded an honorable mention to Fruta fresca, cuerpos marchitos: Trabajadores agrícolas migrantes en Estados Unidos, a translation of Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies by Seth Holmes, BCSM Co-Chair and Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Policy & Management and Medical Anthropology. The award recognizes outstanding books on Latin America in the social sciences and humanities published in Spanish or Portuguese.

How Racism Gets Under the Skin

BCSM faculty affiliate and associate professor of Public Health Amani Nuru-Jeter is quoted in this NPR story “Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health.” She is working to understand how “the lived and social experience of race turn into racial differences in health.”


Featured Books

by Ann Swidler & Susan Cotts Watkins (Princeton Press, 2017)

by Michelle Perro and Vincanne Adams (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2017)

by Vincanne Adams, Contributor(s): Adeola Oni-Orisan, Susan  L. Erikson, Molly Hales, Pierre Minn, Carolyn Smith-Morris, Marlee Tichenor, Walkover, Lily, Claire Wendland ­(Duke University Press, 2016)

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