Class Matters: Book Discussions

Tallie Casucci

Tallie Casucci

class matters book discussionThe Office of Health Equity and Inclusion and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library invite you to the first annual UUHS Community Read. As we explore various aspects of difference, please join us as we critically examine the impact of class on health by reading Class Matters. Sessions will be facilitated by faculty topic experts.

When: Tuesdays, Jan 12 – Mar 29, 2016, Noon to 1 PM, Brown Bag

Where: Portrait Gallery, Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library


Book Discussion Schedule and Speakers

Week 1: Overview – Jan 12 – Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP, Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion, UUHSC

Week 2: Health – Jan 19 – Yoshimi Anzai, MD, Professor, Radiology, School of Medicine

Week 3: Marriage – Jan 26 – Kathryn Stockton, PhD, Distinguished Professor of English, Interim Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity

Week 4: Religion – Feb 2 – Karen Gieseker, MTS, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine

Week 5: Education – Feb 9 – María E. Fránquiz, PhD, Dean, College of Education

Week 6: New Status Markers – Feb 23 – Mary Beth Vogel-Ferguson, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Social Research Institute, College Of Social Work

Week 7: Immigration – Feb 16 – Carissa Byrne Hessick, JD, Associate Dean for Faculty Research & Development, Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law

Week 8: The ‘Relo’ Class – Mar 1  – Annalisa Holcombe, JD, Associate Vice President, College Relations & Strategy, and Co-Director, Center for Coaching and Mentoring, Westminster College

Week 9: The Hyper-Rich – Mar 8 – Hande Togrul, PhD, Adult Program Director, Inclusion Center for Community and Justice

SPRING BREAK – Mar 15 – no discussion

Week 10: Class and Culture – Mar 22 – Ed A. Muñoz, PhD, Director, Ethnic Studies, and Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies and Sociology, College of Social & Behavioral Science

Week 11: Up From the Projects – Mar 29 – TBD


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