MIRA-Open Seminar: George Yancy

February 4, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

George Yancy Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Philosophy, Emory University Montgomery Fellow, Dartmouth College   The White Gaze, Black Embodiment, and the Elevator Effect   In this lecture, I will explore the impact of the white gaze on the Black body within quotidian spaces. Through a brief encounter between a Black man and a white […]

Corey McMillan Research Assistant Professor of Neurology University of Pennsylvania   Precision Medicine Approaches to Understanding ALS Disease Heterogeneity   Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a multi-system neurodegenerative disorder characterized clinically by progressive muscular weakness, as well as cognitive/behavioral dysfunction in 30-50% of patients. However, the risk of neuromuscular and cognitive impairments and their longitudinal […]

John Medaglia Drexel University/University of Pennsylvania   What people think is right and wrong to do with neuroenhancement   Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut St. – room F85   Each year, the CNS Public Talk Series highlights an issue or theme. The 2019-2020 theme is Penn Research on Neuroscience and Society. We are […]