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Medical Humanities and Asian American Studies


James Kyung-Jin Lee

Hosted by the Asian American & Diaspora Studies Program at Duke University, the one-day symposium explores connections and intersections between Medical Humanities and Asian American Studies. The keynote speaker is Dr. James Kyung-Jin Lee, the author of Pedagogies of Woundedness: Illness, Memoir, and the Ends of the Model Minority (Temple University Press), which received an Outstanding Academic Title in 2022 by Choice. Panels will feature leading scholars in the fields and cover wide-ranging topics, including militarism, disability, toxicity, environmental illness, coloniality, and the medicalized body. Date: Friday, September 22, 2023 Location: Penn Gardens (lower level of Penn Pavilion, 107 Union Dr. Durham, NC 27710) Registration is not required. For more information, click on the link:


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