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An Evening with Rebecca Skloot and members of Henrietta Lacks Family

April 19, 2018 @ 7:30 - 9:30 pm
CEMEX Auditorium

Tickets and information available at after January 8. 

The 2018 International Health Humanities Consortium Conference will be held at Stanford University from April 20-22, 2018.

A celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein through an
exploration of medically-based ethical dilemmas and an examination of the
relevance of Frankenstein in moral imagination today.


Alexander Nemerov
Professor, Art and Art History at Stanford University

Lester Friedman
Professor, Media and Society at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Alvan Ikoku
Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature and Medicine at Stanford University

Catherine Belling
Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University


A note to Conference attendees who are in town Monday April 23: Artist Judy Chicago is the Burt & Deedee McMurtry Lecturer, Bing Concert Hall, 6:30p. Information is here.

Important Dates

  • June 1, 2017: Call for proposals opens
  • Summer 2017: Conference registration opens
  • November 1, 2017: Deadline for proposals
  • December 1, 2017: Decisions communicated
  • April 20-22, 2018: Conference dates

Presentation Requirement:

Maximum Poster Size = 3x4