Ruha Benjamin

Luncheon Celebrates Achievements, End of 2013-14 Academic Year

The Department of Sociology celebrated the end of the 2013-2014 Academic Year on Monday, May 5th with the traditional annual luncheon. Highlights include saying goodbye to Professor Ruha Benjamin, who has accepted a position with Princeton University’s African American Studies Department, wishing our three Graduating Work Study Students well in their future endeavors – Congratulations […]

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Professor Benjamin’s People’s Science in South Africa

  Professor Ruha Benjamin was invited to South Africa by the University of Pretoria’s Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine to speak about her book, People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier on Sept 13th, and to participate in a Wellcome Trust sponsored workshop on “Genomics research on indigenous populations: exploring the concept […]

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People’s Science on the web and on the move

  Professor Ruha Benjamin has been travelling extensively in anticipation of the upcoming release of People’s Science:Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier. She recently reported on her visit to BIOPOLIS–a research center in Singapore focusing on biomedical research, “where you’ll find buildings called Nanos, Genome, Helios, Chromos, Proteos, Centros, and Neuros. But what […]

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Professor Ruha Benjamin a featured panelist on “Exploring David Mamet’s Comedy ‘Race'”

Professor Ruha Benjamin was a featured panelist at the New Repertory Theatre and WGBH Spotlight Symposium entitled “Exploring David Mamet’s Comedy ‘Race'” on Sunday, October 21st, 2012. The panel was  moderated by Kim McClain from WGBH TV’s “Basic Black,” with co-panelists Professor Walter Early Fluker and Professor Lydia Diamond. When: Sunday, October 21st, 2012 at 6 p.m. Where: […]

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The American Council of Learned Societies awards a small number of highly-sought-after sabbatical fellowships each year.  Congratulations to Professor Ruha Benjamin on this recognition of her important work.  She will spend the 2012-13 academic year completing work on her book, People’s Science: Reconstituting Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier.

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