Date: Sunday, August 28, 2011
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Building: McAlister Auditorium
Location: uptown campus
Dr. Michael Cunningham will give a special talk about the themes and topics discussed in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, this year's Tulane Reading Project book. Titled "One Cell at a Time! What I Can Change," his lecture will address ethical issues of public service, and explore how to build bridges between Tulane, the local community, and beneficiaries of public service projects.
Dr. Cunningham is the associate professor of the Department of Psychology and the Program for African & African Diaspora Studies of Tulane University. Using an ecological framework, Dr. Cunningham has published papers that focus on gender and context specific phenomena associated with mental health and academic outcomes among African Americans. He currently serves as the first executive director of CELT, the Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching at Tulane.
Sponsored by: Reading Project, Cocurricular Programs, Newcomb College Institute, Newcomb-Tulane College, TIDES (Tulane InterDisciplinary Experience Seminars)
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors
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