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We Are All Terminal: History, Medicine and the Animal Inside Laurel Braitman, PhD

Dr. Laurel Braitman is a writer and historian of science whose work explores the intersections of history of medicine & psychiatry, animal behavior, the history of natural history and the ways we die. She is author of the New York Times bestseller Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs. Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves (Simon & Schuster 2014), now translated into six languages. She received her PhD in History, Anthropology and Science, Technology and Society from MIT in 2013. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Wired, Fast Company, and elsewhere. She frequently performs live for Pop Up Magazine in San Francisco and lives on a houseboat in Sausalito, CA with her dog Cedar.

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When:

Wednesday, May 27, 2015. 03:00 PM

Where:

Modular A, Center for Biomedical Ethics , Stanford Campus

Sponsor:

Center for Biomedical Ethics, Medicine & the Muse Program in Medical Humanities & the Arts

Contact:

7253448
jmgeno@stanford.edu