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Wednesday, May 7th

How AIDS Activism Changed the Medical World

Description:

Jay Blotcher - Activist, Journalist, Publicist will speak to the New York Gay activism of the 80's, including ACT UP, in reaction to the medical community's treatment of the AIDS pandemic. This lecture should be of special interest to those pursuing Journalism, Communications, Social Work, Psychology, the Medical Sciences, History, Political Science, English, Global Studies, Philosophy, Modern Languages, Human Resource Management and Marketing. It is also relevant to students and faculty of the First Year Seminar as it relates to medical ethics as well as the socio-cultural implications of medical research like we see in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, common book for the year 2013-2014.
All are welcome!

Additional Public Info: Sponsored by: The LGBTQ subcommittee to the Diversity Council, the Center for Multicultural Affairs, and the School of Liberal Arts

Price: Free

Time:

12:30 pm

Location:

MU2220 - Ensemble Room

Contact:

Michael Strong
Multicultural@marist.edu

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