Anna Voelker was recently selected as one of two winners of the 2018 President’s Prize, the highest university recognition bestowed on exceptional students committed to making our world a better place through ambitious, transformational ideas and acti
Through an analysis of nineteenth-century slave narratives and archival records from the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, this talk examines black women’s experiences of mental sickness during and after slavery and oppressive nineteenth-century ideologies about black female madness.
This workshop will familiarize attendees with the policies that provide health care coverage for people with disabilities, these policies’ histories and logics, and current proposals to weaken or eliminate access to care. Topics will include the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid.
Aimi Hamraie is assistant professor of Medicine, Health, and Society and American Studies, and director of the Mapping Access Project, at Vanderbilt University.