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Narrative Medicine Rounds: Shamita Das Dasgupta

Date

Mar 03, 2010 - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location

Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY

Domestic violence activist and faculty at New York University Law School, Dasgupta reads from Mothers for Sale: Women in Kolkata’s Sex Trade.  Based on hundreds of interviews with women and children sex workers in India, this book focuses on motherhood, sex work, and human rights in local and national contexts. 

Narrative Medicine Rounds are lectures or readings presented by scholars, clinicians, or writers engaged in work at the interface between narrative and health care. Rounds are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month from 5 to 7 pm in the Columbia University Medical Center Faculty Club, followed by a reception. Rounds are free and open to the public. Students, staff, faculty, patients, friends, and interested others are warmly welcome to join us.

Speakers

Shamita Das Dasgupta