UW Department of Community & Environmental Sociology lecture by University of California-Berkeley Assistant Professor Seth Holmes
The Department of Community & Environmental Sociology proudly presents
University of California-Berkeley
School of Public Health
& Graduate Program in Medical Anthropology
Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States
Monday, March 16
1325 Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC)
Reception to follow in the HSLC Atrium
750 Highland Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin (in the UW Hospital complex)
This event is free and open to the public!
Co-sponsored by the Dept. of Anthropology, the Dept. of Family Medicine, the Global Health Institute, the Collaborative Center for Health Equity, the Human Rights Program, the Wisconsin Collective for Ethnographic Research,
and the Institute for Research on Poverty, with support from the University Lectures Committee
DIRECTIONS: The Health Sciences Learning Center is on the right as you travel west from Observatory Drive into the main visitor entrance of the UW Hospital and Clinics complex; a public parking ramp is to your left. Bus routes 28, 38 and 80 (free) also stop at the Highland & Observatory intersection. The most direct entrance to the Auditorium and Atrium is from Highland Avenue between the building's two wings.
BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Dr. Seth M. Holmes is a cultural anthropologist and physician whose work focuses broadly on social hierarchies, health inequalities, and the ways in which such inequalities are naturalized and normalized in society and in health care. His book under the same title won the New Millennium Book Award from the Society for Medical Anthropology, the Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Award, the Association for Humanist Sociology Book Award and the Margaret Mead Award from the American Anthropological Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology. Holmes is Martin Sisters Endowed Chair Assistant Professor in the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and the Graduate Program in Medical Anthropology. He is Co-Director of the MD/PhD Track in Medical Anthropology coordinated between UCSF and UC Berkeley and Founding Director of the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine. He also sees patients at the public hospital in Oakland, California.