Hiram College’s Center for Literature, Medicine and Biomedical Humanities will host a special presentation on Thursday, January 27, 2011 in the Garfield Meeting House at 7 p.m.
Priscilla Wald, professor of English and Women’s Studies at Duke University, will discuss the topic of “Clones, Chimeras, and Other Creatures of the Biotechnological Revolution: Or, What We Can Learn From Our Monsters.” This presentation will address the themes of infectious diseases, social interaction, and their cultural implications.
Wald is the author of Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative. She is currently completing a project on the public understanding of genome sciences.
Please join us for an evening of enlightenment and cultural analysis. This event is free and open to the public.