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Unsilencing Anatomies Author Talk/Scholar’s Panel
October 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
Join authors, professors, and scholars for a panel discussion and talks investigating the nuances surrounding “client-provider” relations
-Talk: “Poetry as a Partner in Public Health”: Monica Ong, author of Silent Anatomies, gives a multi-media reading and talk about how communities can turn to poetry to expend cultural competence in public health.
-Panel, with Ken McAllister, Monica Ong, Monica Casper, Deanna Lewis, and TC Tolbert. In-depth examination of the power differentials, communication barriers, fears, and cultural assumptions that shape public health and public safety and potentially perpetuate silences, and/or aggression and misunderstanding.