The Bioethics Brief

The Bioethics Society at University of Virginia

Want to join a committee?

We will be holding a General Body Meeting on February 29th at 6pm in Wilson for everyone who is interested in becoming more active in our Society, so mark your calendars! You will have an opportunity to join our Journal staff and Committee membership (Internal Affairs, Outreach, Advocacy, & Publicity).

Events around Grounds

Anthropology Week

Are you interested in expanding your understanding of Anthropology to spruce up your Bioethics? This week the Virginia Anthropology Society here will be hosting a bunch of awesome events such as a potluck, cannibal tours, and we hope that you can join them with us!

Find more information on their Facebook event page, here.

"Stand Up Straight!" -- Cultural Perspectives on Posture

Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 12:30-1:30pm

1340 Jefferson Park Avenue

Charlottesville, VA

Sander Gilman PhD, Professor of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Psychiatry, Emory University, Atlanta GA. Co-presented with the History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series and the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life, and in conjunction with UVA's "Disability Across the Disciplines" symposium.

The Lane Road entrance to the Jordan Conference Center is unlocked 12:00-12:30 pm to allow public access to the Medical Center Hour.

Roger and Me Film Screening

Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 6:30-8:30pm

1400 University Avenue

Charlottesville, VA

Come join the Bioethics Society as we watch Roger and Me, and afterwards we hope you can stay as we discuss the socioeconomic atmosphere of Flint, Michigan and relate it to the current public health crises. Professor Kahrl from the Corcoran Department of History will be leading the discussion.

This event is completely free and there will be light refreshments provided.
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Pre-Symposium Show

As well as the Symposium on Friday, there will be two performances on Thursday, Feb. 18th at 7-8pm at McLeod Hall Auditorium. Alice Sheppard, a wheelchair dancer and Monique Holt, an American Sign Language storyteller, are sure to entertain and change your perspective.

More information can be found here.

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