Newsletter: Week of Oct 9, 2017

From the Program Director

Sarah Chandonnet

This Sunday, j oin Khiara Bridges for a conversation about race, poverty, and privacy, and what humanist values require.

In this talk, she will discuss the research that she has conducted with poor mothers and mothers-to-be, focusing on their experiences with state regulation and surveillance of medical care. She hopes to engage the audience in a conversation about what we can do -- as individuals and a community -- to ensure that poor people are treated with the dignity and humanity that they deserve. 

Khiara M. Bridges is a professor of law and professor of an thropology at Boston University.  She is the author of Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization (2011) and The Poverty of Privacy Rights (2017). 1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.

Upcoming Programs
Oct 22: Kate Fagan: What Made Maddy Run
Madison Holleran embodied having it all: A top student, star athlete, gorgeous and popular, with a loving family. Shockingly, Madison died by suicide in 2014. Fagan explores Madison's struggles and reveals with haunting detail and uncommon understanding the story of young people, and especially young athletes, suffering with mental illness today.  1:30-3:00pm, 30 JFK Street. Read more here.

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10/22: Next BQL & Katherine Ozment
Join us monthly for our secular Sunday school, and a special morning program for parents. Read more here. See this month's event with Katherine Ozment here. And watch last month's event here.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction 
at the Hub
Sunday nights at the Hub starting October 29, Shea Riester will be leading an MBSR class. Pre-registration is required.
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