Events on January 16, 2018

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ZSFG Medicine Grand Rounds

Update in Hospital Medicine Bradley Sharpe, MD Carr Auditorium + Add to calendar

Dinner and Lecture: Becoming Aggrieved: Care in Black Chicago

Centering on a low-income, African American community in Chicago, this lecture examines the coping mechanisms residents develop after one of their neighbors, Mrs. Lana, suffers what her doctors view as a psychotic break. The lecture argues that the story of Mrs. Lana’s “madness” is productive because it gives us valuable insight into the ways in which blacks, especially those living in low-income communities that face a dearth of institutional resources, invert popular expectations of mourning, thereby developing a concept of “becoming aggrieved” that does not merely lament death, but also affirms life.rn rnBIO: Laurence Ralph is Professor of Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Harvard University. He earned both a PhD and also a Master of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia Institute of Technology where he majored in History, Technology and Society. He has a diverse set of research interests including: urban anthropology, medical anthropology, the study of gangs, disability, masculinity, race, and popular culture.rn Toland Hall 533 Parnassus Avenue, U-142 San Francisco, CA 94143 + Add to calendar

Fellow Didactic Conference

Lupus and Pregnancy Sarah Goglin S869 + Add to calendar

Fellow Didactic Conference

B Cells Julie Zikherman S869 + Add to calendar