Faculty Updates - Professor Sherine Hamdy
- February 27, 2019
- Anthropology Professor Sherine Hamdy travels the globe as a keynote speaker and giving lectures
Professor Sherine Hamdy travels the globe as a keynote speaker and giving lectures. On January 17-18, Professor Hamdy gave Grand Rounds to the Seattle Children's Hospital, and held a Bioethics Seminar there. She also recently hosted UCI Illuminations Event: "Part of Comics in Academia?!" a 3-Day event with the author-artists team who created Lissa: A Story About Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution. In the upcoming months, Professor Hamdy is the Keynote Speaker for an undergraduate conference in Science, Technology, Medicine and Society at DePauw University on February 28–March 2, 2019, as well as a Plenary Speaker at the AES conference in St. Louis on March 14 and will be holding a workshop on "Creative Ethnography -- Comics and Fictional Forms." Professor Hamdy will also give a lecture on using graphic novels to address social justice at St. John's University in New York on April 8, and a lecture on Lissa at Swarthmore College on April 9. Professor Hamdy will travel to Germany to participate in the "Medicine Power in the Middle East" conference in Berlin, Germany on April 11-12, and is the Distinguished Lecturer for the SWAA on April 20.