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Sep
12
2019

Return to the Dark Zone: Panic, Complacency, and Ebola - Catherine Belling

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When: Thursday, September 12, 2019
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

Cost: FREE

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics

presents

A Montgomery Lecture

Return to the Dark Zone: Panic, Complacency, and Ebola

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

This presentation will compare US public and media responses to the current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with that of the West African outbreak of 2014, focusing on the representational moves made in the recent National Geographic TV adaptation of Richard Preston's The Hot Zone (1994), as well as Preston's follow-up book, Crisis in the Red Zone (2019).

 

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