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On Wednesday, November 28, join the inaugural event of the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics of the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons with a talk by Pulitzer-prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks on race, justice, and health.
A MacArthur “Genius” Award recipient, Parks was the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Drama, which was awarded for her Broadway hit Topdog/Underdog.
Her presentation will be followed by a dramatization by two actors of scenes from her recent work and a talkback with the audience.
Where: Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeon, Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168 Street, New York, NY 10032
Tuesday, November 27 Palaces for the People (The Heyman Center)
Tuesday, November 27 Farming While Black (Part of the Food Justice and Public Health Lecture Series with Mark Bittman at Mailman)
Friday, November 30 Capital for Good (Columbia Business School Social Enterprise Conference)
Now – February 10, 2019 Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today Exhibition (The Wallach Art Gallery)
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