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Humanities Approaches to the Opioid Crisis

On October 12th & 13th, 2018, the BU Center for the Humanities brought together humanities scholars, medical professionals, artists whose work centers on addition, and municipal officials for a forum on addiction that created bridges and identified common understandings and solutions. The School of Public Health was our cosponsor for this year’s fall forum.

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The core of the intellectual community supported by BUCH is the Fellows’ Seminar.

This group, which has been in continuous existence since 1984, serves as a forum for research, debate, and public dialogue among humanities faculty and graduate students from different disciplines. Jonathan Zatlin, Associate Professor of History, presents on November 27.

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Concentration Camps for Kids: An Open Letter signed by Alberto Manguel and Robert Darnton, both speakers at our 2017 Fall Forum, Recording Lives: Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age.

Click below to read the full piece addressing the Trump administration’s facilities for detaining migrant children separated from their parents, published on the NYR Daily site.

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