Cultures of Violence and Madness:
Improving Dialogue and Engagement

Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Medical Anthropology,  U.C. Berkeley

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
  from  1:30-3:30PM
Campus Center A and B
  De Anza College

Nancy Scheper-Hughes is the Chancellorís Professor of Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley. Her research and writings focus on violence, poverty, hunger, and social suffering on the margins of the global economy; the commodification and medicalization of life and death. Her publications include: Death without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil (1993); Saints, Scholars and Schizophrenics: Mental Illness in Rural Ireland; Violence in War and Peace (edited with Philippe Bourgois); Commodifying Bodies (edited with Loic Wacquant); Small Wars: the Cultural Politics of Childhood (with C.Sargent), Psychiatry Inside Out: Selected Writings of Franco Basaglia (edited with Anne M. Lovell); and Child Survival. Forthcoming are: Kidney Hunter: Trafficking with the Trandsplant Traffickers and The Ghosts of Montes de Oca; Naked Life and the Medically Disappeared - A Hidden Subtext of the Argentine Dirty Wars

followed by  Community Conversation on  How we Dialogue and Engage
with Cultures of Violence and Madness at De Anza

facilitated by  Veronica Neal      4PM to 5PM

Endorsed By:
Academic Senate

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