Register now for CBSSM Research Colloquium and Bishop Lecture in Bioethics

April 18, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Registration is now open for the May 22 CBSSM Research Colloquium & Bishop Lecture in Bioethics. This event is free and open to all members of the Michigan Medicine community and the public.

The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) Research Colloquium features presentations focusing on bioethics and social sciences in medicine across multiple disciplines.

The keynote address is the Bishop Lecture in Bioethics, an endowed lectureship made possible by a gift from the estate of Ronald C. and Nancy V. Bishop.

Ruha Benjamin, Ph.D., will present the Bishop Lecture with a talk entitled: “Black Afterlives Matter: Reimagining Bioethics for an Ailing Body Politic.”

Benjamin is associate professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, where she serves on the executive committees of the Center for Digital Humanities and Center for Global Health and Health Policy, and is an associate faculty member in the Center for Information Technology Policy, Center for Health and Wellbeing, Program in History of Science, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, and Department of Sociology.

The lecture is jointly presented by CBSSM and the Ronald C. and Nancy V. Bishop Lectureship in Bioethics fund. This year’s cosponsors include The Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) and the Science, Technology & Society (STS) Program.

When: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 22.

Where: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor

Registration is encouraged, as it will help estimate numbers for catering and lunch (and seating is limited!). Please RSVP by May 15.

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Click here for the colloquium schedule and presentation abstracts.

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