Guest Lecturer: Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
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About the speaker:
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (email@example.com) 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.