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November 2018

November 16 @ 12:00 pm EST
Horchow Hall 103 (GM Room) https://map.yale.edu/place/building/HRCH? 55 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven CT 06511

Reflections on the U.S Midterms

Please join the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs for a timely panel discussion on the recent U.S. midterm elections. Former Gov. Bill Richardson, a Jackson Senior Fellow, will moderate the panel of political strategists and advisors.  Panelists include:  David Contarino, former chief political advisor to Gov. Richardson and president Contarino & Associates Mark Putnam, a national political media consultant and marketing strategist Evan Siegfried, a political strategist & commentator and president of Somm Consulting Shermichael Singleton, a writer, political consultant and political commentator…

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December 2018

December 3 @ 4:30 pm EST
Sterling Law Buildings 120 https://map.yale.edu/place/building/SLB? 127 Wall Street New Haven CT 06511

Embodying Social Injustice: Why Past and Present Structural Racism Matters for Health and Justice Today

Nancy Krieger, PhD, will discuss how health inequities in the US today reflect how people biologically embody structural injustice, both past and present. Challenging the dominant view that the only inheritance that matters for health is genetic, she will consider the ongoing health impacts of the socially inherited histories of Jim Crow and racialized economic segregation. Using ecosocial theory, which considers who and what drive societal patterns of disease distribution, Krieger will explore why thinking historically matters for challenging structural…

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