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Oct
20
2016

Dark Zones: Imagining the Ebola Body - Catherine Belling

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When: Thursday, October 20, 2016
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Room (Ground Floor), 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Catherine Belling, PhD
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Faculty, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program
Member, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dark Zones: Imagining the Ebola Body

Why does Ebola virus disease have such a disproportionate hold on anxious imaginations? This talk considers the cultural, clinical, and public health implications of how the biomedical aspects of Ebola are represented in Western media.

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