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Health, Society and Resilience: Life After Hurricane Maria

This is a past event.

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Broad Auditorium (SIPA 125) 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199 SIPA 125

Join us as we celebrate the launch of the Research Network on Health and Society. Politics, culture, social systems and economics are some of the major interconnected factors that help define health care and attitudes about health in societies. Through this network, our scholars and practitioners will explore these complex topics, while advancing policy-relevant research and promoting community engagement in this area. The Research Network is a collaboration between the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies.The kick-off celebration includes:

Keynote Address by Arturo Massol 5 PM

Massol will be discussing science, culture and community in the face of political challenges and climate change in Puerto Rico. Massol is the director of Casa Pueblo, a community self-management project located in Puerto Rico.

Film Screening 6 PM

The recently released documentary, “Collapsed,” was directed by Nelson Varas-Diaz, a professor in FIU’s Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies. This film tells the story of the research team that completed a study of the death toll in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria, and explores the effects this study has had on the island.

Exhibit Tour 6:45 PM

Presented in collaboration with the Miami-based organization Pridelines, “Mi Vida con VIH / My Life with HIV,” shares photographs of long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. This PhotoVoice exhibit will be hosted at the Green School Gallery.

Co-sponsored by

Dorothea Green Lecture Series

Sociology, Anthropology and Geography Graduate Student Association (SAGGSA)