Faculty Bookwatch: Karla Holloway, Private Bodies/Public Texts

Please join us for a panel discussion on Karla FC Holloway’s new book Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics. Panelists include: Sherman James (Susan B. King Professor of Public Policy, and Professor of Sociology; Community and Family Medicine; African and African American Studies), Nancy M. P. King (Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine, and Co-Director, Center for Bioethics, Health, & Society, Wake Forest University), Lauren Dame (Associate Director, IGSP Center for Genome Ethics, Law & Policy, Duke), and Priscilla Wald (Professor of English & Women’s Studies, Duke). Prof. Holloway will also participate.

Karla Holloway is James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University, where she also holds appointments in the Law School, Women’s Studies, and African & African American Studies, and is an affiliated faculty with the Institute on Care at the End of Life and the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine. She serves on the Greenwall Foundation’s Advisory Board in Bioethics, was recently elected to the Hastings Center Fellows Association, and is the author of many books, including BookMarks: Reading in Black and White; Passed On: African American Mourning Stories: A Memorial; and Codes of Conduct: Race, Ethics, and the Color of Our Character.

Jointly hosted by the Duke University Libraries, Faculty Bookwatch is a series that celebrates notable recent books by Duke faculty in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.

Title: Faculty Bookwatch: Karla Holloway, Private Bodies/Public Texts
Location: Rare Book Room – Perkins Library – Duke
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Date: 11-17-2011

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