Symbioses: A BioSocial Network Retreat - Rutgers

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:45am

Location: Rutgers Institute for Health - 112 Paterson Streeet, New Brunswick, NJ

Please join us for our next meeting, February 9th at Rutgers. Details below, and please RSVP herehttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/biosocial-network-meeting-february-9th-tickets-42140830358

 

Join us for the sixth semi-annual retreat of Symbioses: A BioSocial Network

 

Friday, February 9, 2018 at Rutgers Institute for Health
112 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ (near New Brunswick NJ Transit/Amtrak)

  

8:45-9 Coffee and Bagels

 

9-9:15 Welcome 

 

9:15-10:45 Workshop: Writing Science for the Public (and Op Eds)

Trevor Corson (Columbia English) 

 

10:45-12:15 Panel I: Biological and Social Systems in Psychic Disruption/Trauma

Jack Saul (International Trauma Studies), Dolores Malaspina (Mt. Sinai Psychiatry), Catherine Panter-Brick (Yale Anthropology) 

 

12:15-1 Lunch 

 

1-1:30 Conversation with Robert J. Lifton about his book, Climate Swerve 

 

1:30-3 Panel II: Social and Biological Systems in Planetary Disruption/Trauma

Maria Gloria Bello (Rutgers Microbiology), Adriana Petryna (UPenn Anthropology), Amy Zhang (NYU Anthropology) 

 

3-4:30 Working Group Breakouts: BioSocial Pedagogy, Neuroscience of Poverty, Environment and its Limits 

 

4:30-5 Reports on Working Groups and Next Steps