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Check out our upcoming events HERE.

Our next event: "Cadaver, Speak: Poems from the Dissection Lab" on October, 30th, 2014 in Emerson Hall EH 304.

Unless otherwise noted, all MHHS Seminar events are free and open to the public.

**A link to view a recording of Dr. Einterz’ Sept. 8th talk is available here

 "Cadaver, Speak: Poems from the Dissection Lab" by Marianne Boruch


Students from the IU School of Medicine and the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI will put on a reader’s theatre performance of Marianne Boruch’s title poem "Cadaver, Speak" from her latest collection, under the poet’s direction. This program will inspire the campus and community to contemplate the complexities of how our bodies function throughout the life cycle. Boruch’s poem, situated in a human anatomy lab, is spoken by a 99-year-old woman who has given her body to science. With humor and candor, the intrepid narrator revisits different episodes of her life, as her organs and limbs undergo dissection.

"Cadaver, Speak: Poems from the Dissection Lab" is written by Marianne Boruch, a professor of English at Purdue University.



MHHS and Related Courses: Spring 2015

Click HERE for the latest listing of MHHS and Related Courses for the 2015 Spring Semester!

For a complete listing of available courses, please consult the Registrar’s website, located here


"How to Survive a Plague"

Sponsored by the School of Science Diversity Council

This 2012 David France film uses footage from the 1980s and 1990s to illustrate how groups worked to change AIDS from a death sentence to a survivable disease.

How to Survive a Plague
Weds, Sept. 24
5:30 p.m. (refreshments served at 5:30 followed by the film)
discussion with Dr. Emily Beckman (medical humanities)
UL 1126



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FALL 2014 Courses 

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Medical Humanities & Health Studies Program
425 University Blvd., CA 141
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(Ph) 317.278.1669
(Fax) 317.278.2525