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Boston, MA 02215 United States

January 2017

Critical Race Theory and The Health Sciences

January 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 United States
flyer that shows a heart model and reads The American Journal of Law & Medicine Symposium Boston University of Law Critical Race Theory and The Health Sciences

This symposium, organized in part by UCSB History and Black Studies Professor Terence Keel, will explore the embedded nature of race in the health sciences and identify opportunities to disrupt and rethink these arrangements in pursuit of racial justice and health equity. We will examine the interconnected histories of science, medicine, and law that lead racial differences and disparities to be mistakenly understood and experienced as natural phenomena, obscuring their social, political, and economic determinants. We will also discuss the…

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