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Thu 12:00 PM

Sex, Lies, and Gender Confusion - Joel Frader - MH&B Lectures

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When: Thursday, November 8, 2012
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Rm, 1st Floor, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Bryan Morrison   1.312.503.1927

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic

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Joel Frader, MD, MA
Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Sex, Lies, and Gender Confusion: From Fetal "Treatment" to Cross Dressing

Most societies have a bifurcated view of sex: male vs. female. However, the world is more complicated. We will consider fetuses, newborns, and children who do not fit neatly into a binary world and how we should respond to them.

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The Special Topics in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lectures run weekly on Thursdays at noon, addressing diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Speakers are MH&B faculty or special guests we've invited to present. All lectures run from noon to 12:45pm in the Searle Seminar Room in the Lurie building. All are welcome. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

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