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Medical Ethics: Tanner Lecture1998 TANNER LECTURES AT STANFORD
Leading medical anthropologist Arthur Kleinman will be giving the 1998 Tanner Lectures in Human Values at Stanford. Kleinman, who is Chair of the Department of Social Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, as well as a Professor in Harvard's Department of Anthropology, will address the topic of Social Suffering. Kleinman's work draws connections between the individual experience of illness, pain or political violence and global political and economic sources of institutional political violence and global political and economic sources of institutional power.
A Stanford alumnus (AB '62, MD '67), Kleinman's books include: Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture, The Illness Narratives, Rethinking Psychiatry, Social Origins of Distress and Disease: Depression and Neurasthenia in Modern China, and Writing at the Margin.
Speaker: ARTHUR KLEINMAN, M.D. Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Medical Anthropology Harvard University
Topic: EXPERIENCE AND ITS MORAL MODES: CULTURE, HUMAN CONDITIONS, AND DISORDER
LECTURES: Tuesday, April 14th, 8 pm, Lane History Corner (Bldg 200), Room 2 "The Danger Of Social Experience: Suffering In Local And Global Perspectives"
Thursday, April 16th, 8 pm, Lane History Corner (Bldg 200), Room 2 "The Moral, The Political, And The Medical: Ethnographic And Clinical Approaches To Human Engagement"
SEMINARS: 3:15, Wednesday and Friday, April 15 and April 17 Location: Building 90, Room 92Q
RECEPTION: Following the Wednesday 4/15 seminar, a reception will be held in Building 90, Tanner Library at 5:00 pm.
Professor Veena Das Anthropology Department New School for Social Research
Professor Hazel Markus Psychology Department Stanford University
Professor Alan Wertheimer Department of Political Science University of Vermont
For more information, please contact Shandon Lloyd, Program Coordinator, Ethics in Society, at 650-723-0997.
Shandon Lloyd Program Coordinator Ethics in Society
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