Guest Lecturer: Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Event description

  • Family friendly

About the speaker: 

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson ( is professor emerita of English and bioethics at Emory University and a visiting professor of healthcare ethics at UCLA. Her recent work focuses on medical humanities, healthcare ethics and diversity and inclusion initiatives that go beyond compliance. She is currently a senior advisor and fellow at the Hastings Center and a fellow at the Center for Genetics and Society. She is chief project advisor for the National Endowment for the Humanities public conversations, “The Art of Flourishing: Conversations on Disability and Technology,” a 2020 National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar and a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for 2021-22. She is author or editor of several books, including About Us: Essays from the New York Times about Disability by People with Disabilities (2019), Staring: How We Look (2009), and Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Disability in American Culture and Literature (1997 and 2017). She is coeditor of Oxford University Press’s new book series, Disability, Ethics and Society.

Event contact

Karina Fitzgerald

Tuesday, March 21, 2023


11:00 am12:00 pm (MST)


Ross-Blakley Hall Room 196