“The Cultural Politics of Pain, from Percodan to Kevorkian” will be presented by Professor Keith Wailoo April 1, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. in Nolte 125.
"The Cultural Politics of Pain, from Percodan to Kevorkian"
A presentation by Professor Keith Wailoo
Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 4:00 PM, Nolte 125
In this project, Dr. Wailoo examines the history of controversies in America over pain relief in relation to American liberalism and conservatism. This talk is part of Dr. Wailoo's latest book project, "Over-Prescribed/Under-Medicated: The Cultural Politics of Pain in America."
Professor Wailoo is Martin Luther King Jr., Professor of History at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, where he is jointly appointed in the Department of History and in the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research. He is also founding Director of the Center for Race and Ethnicity at Rutgers.