The first Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium is an introduction to the field and collective that claim the name.
Join us as we talk about the need to integrate Black feminism into science, medicine, technology, and health.
We hope to see you there!
Schedule Thursday March 18
1:00 – 2:30 pm EST Black Feminist Health Science Studies: Fertile Fields
Hosted by Whitney Peoples, Director, Educational Development & Assessment Services. Coordinator of DEI Initiatives & Critical Race Pedagogies, University of Michigan
Nicole Charles, Assistant Professor, Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga
OmiSoore Dryden, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Adeola Oni-Orisan, MD, PhD, Resident in Family Medicine at University of California
Ugo Edu, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, UCLA
Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor, Africana and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University
2:30 – 3:00 pm EST Take A Break
Jalylah Burrell‘s – Assistant Professor, San José State University – Relax Relate Release Spotify Playlist and Rest Your Eyes: Meditation Adjacent Music
3:00 – 3:50 pm Student Showcase: Play Podcasts
4:00 – 5:30 pm EST Black Feminist Health Science Studies: Radical Roots
Hosted by Ruha Benjamin, Professor, African American Studies, Princeton University
Harriet Washington, science writer, editor, and medical ethicist
Evelynn Hammonds, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science, Professor, African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Patricia Williams, University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities, Northeastern University
*With generous support from MIT and Northeastern University*