IRWG Feminist Science Studies 2012: "Gestating Gender"


Nov
13
2012

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  • Host Department: Women's Studies
  • Date: 11/13/2012
  • Time: 11:30AM - 1:30PM

  • Location: 2239 Lane Hall

  • Description:

    Gestating Gender asks us to consider where the line is drawn between science and medicine, how women can become experts in and for reproductive knowledge, and highlights the critical value of a feminist lens on (and in) biomedicine.

    Alice Dreger, Professor of Clinical Medical Humanities & Bioethics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine: "What Went Wrong with a 25-Year Drug Experiment in Fetal Sex Normalization"

    Anne Drapkin Lyerly, Associate Professor of Social Medicine, UNC School of Medicine: "What Remains: Women Reflect on Reproduction and Loss"

    UM Discussants: Lisa Kane Low, Nursing & Women’s Studies; Alexandra Minna Stern, Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Culture, and History.