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Lecture and Reading by Bettina Judd, author of Patient

Presented by USC WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES at Petigru 111, Columbia SC

Feb 23 2016
Lecture and Reading by Bettina Judd, author of Patient

“In Patient Bettina Judd beautifully (and horrifically) draws on historical

evidence of nineteenth-century medical experimentation on black women, 

scholarly explorations of the body and the archive, and personal medical 

history. The result is haunting in its insistence on laying bare these stories as 

they not only articulate experiences of the past but also resonate deeply with 

black women’s experiences with the U.S. medical complex in the present. 

Patient is a brilliant meditation on

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Greene Street between Pickens and Bull St, Columbia, SC 29201





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