Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium

Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium

with MLK Visiting Professor Moya Bailey

"I am sick and tired of being sick and tired" - Fannie Lou Hamer

Thursday, March 18 @ 1:00pm - 5:30pm EST

Virtual Live Event

From MLK Scholar Moya Bailey, ICEO, & MIT Women's & Gender Studies comes a live symposium event on Black Feminist Health Studies.

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!

Confirmed speakers:

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

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

Whitney Peoples, Director, Educational Development & Assessment Services. Coordinator of DEI Initiatives & Critical Race Pedagogies, University of Michigan

*With generous support from MIT and Northeastern University*