Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

  • Medical Anthropology in Global Africa: Current Trends in Scholarship and Practice
  • Lecture
  • 9/17/2010
  • 17:00-19:30
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Kansas African Studies, The Commons
Exhibitions
Event Description
Keynote speaker, Professor Carolyn Sargent of Washington University, St. Louis, on “Voices from the West African Diaspora in Paris: Bintou’s Story and the Prospect for Global Ethnography in Medical Anthropology.” Her talk will address the impact of Africanist scholarship on health beyond the boundaries of the continent, in migrant communities and in the wider study of health, illness and healing.