Past Event

Neuroscience, Intergenerational Trauma, Race & Healing: The Impact of 2020

October 12, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
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Event Description

This panel discussion will focus on issues of inter-generational trauma, healing, neuroscience, and race. It will explore the ways in which activists and scholars have risen to the occasion, translating research into practice as they grapple with the unique historical role 2020 will play in furthering scholarly studies in this field, and in expanding various frameworks for trauma healing around the globe. 

Event Speakers

  • Angelika Bammer, Professor of Comparative Literature and Interdisciplinary Humanities at Emory University
  • Raina Croff, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Oregon Health and Science University
  • Evelynn M. Hammonds, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University
  • Sará King, Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurology at Oregon Health and Science University
  • Bianca Jones Marlin, Herbert and Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Cell Research at Columbia University
  • Moderated by Clare McCormack, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience at Columbia University, and Noni Carter, Graduate Student in French and Romance Philology at Columbia University

Event Information

Free and open to the public, but RSVP is required. Registered attendees will receive an event link shortly before the seminar begins. 

This event is hosted by Columbia University's Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience and Seminar on Cultural Memory.

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