Dr. Albert Schweitzer of Lambaréné and the United States of America: Philanthropy, Networks and Medicine in the 20th-Century

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Dr. Hines Mabika, “Dr. Albert Schweitzer of Lambaréné and the United States of America: Philanthropy, Networks and Medicine in the 20th-Century” Date: 13 August 2015 Time: 12-1pm Location: IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute (4th floor of the IUPUI University Library, Room UL 4115P) Free Registration (see below) In 1949, the German-born Dr. Albert Schweitzer traveled […]

Poet to direct ‘Cadaver, Speak’ reading in collaboration between schools of liberal arts, medicine

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Poet Marianne Boruch will direct a readers’ theater performance of her latest poetry collection, “Cadaver, Speak,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Emerson Hall Anatomy Lecture Hall, 545 Barnhill Drive. “Cadaver, Speak” is Boruch’s eighth collection of poetry. The collection is centered on a sequence of 30 poems — narrated by a 99-year-old […]

Reception and Lecture | “Cadaver, Speak: Poems from the Dissection Lab” by Marianne Boruch on Oct. 30

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Marianne Boruch, “Cadaver, Speak: Poems from the Dissection Lab” October 30, 2014 Reception: 6:00, Performance: 7:00-8:30 IUPUI Emerson Hall, Auditorium, EH 304 545 Barnhill Dr. Some books begin as a dare to the self. Marianne Boruch’s newest collection, Cadaver, Speak, is an unsettling double, a heart of two chambers. The first half is attuned to […]

“In the Shadow of Terror: Providing Healthcare on the Northern Cameroon-Nigeria Border ”

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Over the past several years, northeastern Nigeria has been wracked by violence promulgated by a group of extremists whose stated aim is to topple the status quo and establish a universal caliphate based on Islamic law. Thousands have died, and at least a million left homeless since the carnage began. Border areas in neighboring countries, including […]