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Revisiting the AIDS Crisis - AIDS, Treatment, and Research: A Presentation and Discussion

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

As part of a full weekend of discussion and film screenings around HIV/AIDS, its history, and its impacts, this conversation will place its focus on epidemiological treatment and research. Colleen Daniels, TB/HIV Project Director with the Treatment Action Group NY, will discuss the current state of epidemiological research on HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis and discuss how data on surveillance can inform health policy, advocacy and action. The presentation will follow a special screening of the work of Jonathan Smith, Director of They Go to Die and Epidemiologist at Yale School of Medicine.

This event is part of a full weekend of discussion and film screenings:

Revisiting the AIDS Crisis and the Ongoing Epidemic
Health Challenges for the 21st Century
The series' goal is to explore and discuss health and wellness topics that impact our lives, communities, and world. Each activity within the series is designed to foster critical thinking and brainstorms that will seek solutions to real world health concerns. Developed by students and organizations, supportive services and academic  programs, the series by its very development is built on a framework of collaboration that promotes interdisciplinary approaches.

Other events in this series include:

Surviving, Uniting, Anger and the Plague: A conversation with directors David France and Jim Hubbard
Saturday, March 9, 2013 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Ave at 13th Street, ground floor
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RSVP is Required: http://survivingunitingangerandtheplague.eventbrite.com/

Preceded by the following screenings in Kellen Auditorium
11:00am—The Other City (2010, dir. Susan Koch)
1:30pm—How To Survive a Plague (2012, dir. David France)
4:00pm—United in Anger: A History of ACT UP (2012, dir. Jim Hubbard)

Time is Not A Line: A public conversation around the anxiety of knowing, forgetting, history and living
Sunday March 10, 2013 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Lang Café, 65 West 11th Street, ground floor
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Revisiting the AIDS Crisis and the Ongoing Epidemic, Health Challenges for the 21st Century is sponsored by The Department of Natural Science and Math/ Lang; The Global Studies Program; Coming Out in the Developing World (CODW); Wellness and Health Promotion / TNS Students Services; The Social Justice Initiative; Office of Intercultural Support; University Student Center; Thematic Interdisciplinary Programs (TIPS), Visual AIDS, New School for Public Engagement; Civic Engagement Initiatives in Parsons' Dean's Office; and The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) at CUNY Graduate Center.

 

Location:

Bark Room, 2 West 13th Street, Ground Floor

Admission:
Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

Contact Information:

Please contact Brandon Fischer at fischerb@newschool.edu with any questions.




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