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Herron exhibit provides intimate look at child-led households created by AIDS pandemic

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“Hope Seekers: Survival of Southern African Child-Led Households in the Shadow of HIV” February 5 – February 22, 2014 Marsh Gallery, Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. Michigan St. The HIV/AIDS pandemic in Swaziland is creating an epidemic of its own — an exploding number of households in the South African kingdom that are headed by children, […]

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Medical Humanities and Health Studies present lecture on hoodia laws in South Africa

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Thursday, February 6, 2014 12:00 Noon—1:00 p.m. University Library, Room 1126 The Medical Humanities & Health Studies Program and the Hall Center for Law & Health are co-sponsoring a visit by Laura Foster, J.D., Ph.D. Her presentation is entitled “Re-inventing Hoodia: Patent Law and Benefit Sharing as Boundary Objects in Southern Africa.” Foster is Assistant […]

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Laura Foster presents talk on patent law and Hoodia in Southern Africa

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Co-sponsored by the Medical Humanities & Health Studies Program and the Hall Center for Law & Health Friday December 6, 2013 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Cavanaugh Hall 003 Laura Foster, J.D., Ph.D. is Assistant Professor Gender Studies, Affiliate Faculty, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University. In 1998 researchers with the South African Center for Scientific […]