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Oct
18
Thu 12:00 PM

A Review From Past to Present of Arguments Supporting Using Children as Solid-Organ Donors - Mark Sheldon

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When: Thursday, October 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor - Searle room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Mark Sheldon, PhD
Assistant Dean
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern University

Distinguished Senior Lecturer
Department of Philosophy
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern University

Faculty in the Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Ethics Consult Service
Department of Religion, Health and Human Values
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

A Review From Past to Present of Arguments Supporting Using Children as
Solid-Organ Donors

From the 1950’s arguments have been put forward in defense of the claim that it is ethical to make use of children as organ donors. This talk will review these arguments and ones more recently put forward, as well.  This talk will argue that such attempts continue to be problematic.

 

Oct
25
Thu 12:00 PM

TBA - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents a Montgomery Lecture

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When: Thursday, October 25, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor - Searle room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Speaker and topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities—along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School’s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called “Special Topics in MH&B”, this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Speaker and topic information TBA. Watch this space.

Nov
1
Thu 12:00 PM

Contextualizing the Handmaid’s Tale Historically, Legally, and within Dystopia Fiction - Rodriguez/Watson/Belling

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When: Thursday, November 1, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor - Searle room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Sarah Rodriguez, PhD
Faculty, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program
Lecturer, Medical Education
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lecturer, Global Health Studies
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern University

Member, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Katie Watson, JD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medical Education and Obstetrics & Gynecology
Faculty, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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

Contextualizing The Handmaid’s Tale Historically, Legally, and within Dystopia Fiction

Whether you have read the book or watch the series on Hulu, we invite you to follow up on Margaret Atwood’s campus visit by coming to a panel discussion with three professors from Feinberg's Medical Humanities and Bioethics MA faculty as they contextualize The Handmaid’s Tale historically (Sarah Rodriguez), within current and proposed laws regarding women and reproduction (Katie Watson), and consider its place within dystopia fiction (Catherine Belling).

Nov
8
Thu 12:00 PM

Andrew Lakoff - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program co-sponsored with IPHAM

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When: Thursday, November 8, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor - Searle room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities—along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School’s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called “Special Topics in MH&B”, this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

Nov
15
Thu 12:00 PM

Kathy Johnson Neely - The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program presents a Montgomery Lecture

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When: Thursday, November 15, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor - Searle room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Topic information TBA. Watch this space.

This series addresses diverse topics within bioethics and the medical humanities. Presenters are faculty, affiliates, and alumni of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities—along with a few special guests. The lectures run every Thursday from noon to 12:45pm during The Graduate School’s fall, winter, and spring quarters. They are open to students, faculty, and the general public. Formerly called “Special Topics in MH&B”, this series was renamed in 2013 for Emeritus Professor Kathryn Montgomery.

 Topic information TBA. Watch this space.