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Rosemarie Garland-Thomson on Disability Bioethics

Venue: Li Ka Shing Bldg, Rm 120, Stanford medical campus.

Host: Stanford Program in Human Genetics & Genetic Counseling

Speaker: Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Professor of English at Emory University, where her fields of study are disability studies, American literature and culture, feminist theory, and bioethics. Her work develops the field of critical disability studies in the health humanities, broadly understood, to bring forward disability access, inclusion and identity to communities inside and outside of the academy. She is the author of Staring: How We Look and several other books. Her current book project is Habitable Worlds: Disability, Technology, and Eugenics.