Henrietta Lacks and the Ethics of Privacy

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    • Tuesday September 25, 2012
      5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Clary Theater, Student Success Center
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Anne Pollock - apollock@gatech.edu


Summary Sentence: Speaker: Karla FC Holloway will give a talk on "Henrietta Lacks and the Ethics of Privacy"

Full Summary: Lecture by Karla Holloway on "Henrietta Lacks and the Ethics of Privacy"

About the speaker:
Karla FC Holloway is James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University, where she also holds appointments in the Law School, Women’s Studies, and African & African American Studies, and is an affiliated faculty with the Institute on Care at the End of Life and the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine. Her research and teaching interests focus on African American cultural studies, biocultural studies, gender, ethics and law. She is the author of many books, including BookMarks: Reading in Black and White; Passed On: African American Mourning Stories: A Memorial; Codes of Conduct: Race, Ethics, and the Color of Our Character; and, most recently, Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics.

Cosponsored by:

  • School of Literature, Communication and Culture Distinguished Speakers Series
  • Center for Academic Success: Freshman Reading Project
  • Office of Diversity Programs
  • Center for the Study of Women, Science & Technology
  • Women, Science, and Technology Learning Community
  • Women's Resource Center

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Economics, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, School of Modern Languages, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of History and Sociology, School of Public Policy

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book lecture, Ethics, Henrietta Lacks, Karla Holloway
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  • Created On: Aug 13, 2012 - 2:54pm
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