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January

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Venue:https://fiu.zoom.us/j/91762658692?pwd=Q1RCNzZoUGdEOGlCYjBZWGxEUjFjdz09

Join us for this timely conversation with Dr. Bianca Williams and FIU’s Dr. Alexandra Cornelius on navigating emotional wellness through the structures of oppression in higher education. Inspired by more than a hundred student-led protests during the Movement for Black Lives, Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions examines how campus rebellions—and university responses to them—expose the racialized inequities at the core of higher education. Plantation politics are embedded in the [...]

February

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Venue:https://fiu.zoom.us/j/96426008223?pwd=S1RHK1FRaGRSeTBDRUQzcC8ybVI2Zz09

Katie Rainwater is a visiting instructor in FIU’s Global Sociocultural Studies department where she teaches Societies in the World and Research Methods. She is interested in labor and food systems in South and Southeast Asia. Her current research project explores the incorporation of small farmers and workers into the export-driven shrimp industries of Bangladesh and Thailand. Her research on guestworker programs in Southeast Asia has appeared in Work, Employment and Society [...]

March

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Venue:Remote via Zoom

“Political Poetics: Our Voices, Our Stories, Our Truth” aims to center the voices and experiences of individuals who are silenced by the dominant narratives of society. One of the most powerful tools in advocacy and activism is the ability to use one’s voice to speak up and share one’s truth.

April

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Anthropology has an important role in educating physicians to improve patient care and population health throughout the world. For over a century, anthropologists have served in many roles in medical education: teaching, curriculum development, administration, research, and planning. Recent changes in medical education focusing on diversity, health inequalities, social determinants of health, and more humanistic patient-centered care have opened the door for more anthropologists in medicine.