The Disciplines Series: Evaluation, Value, and Evidence

Parenting, Narrative, and Our Genetic Futures

Monday, January 27, 2014  6:15pm East Gallery, Buell Hall


Heyman Center for the Humanities

As part of the Disciplines Series: Evaluation, Value, and Evidence, authors Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, and Rachel Adams take up many of the questions raised in our November 2013 event on "Genes, Children, and Ethics" (featuring Michael Berube, Faye Ginsberg, and Rayna Rapp) in their discussion of "Parenting, Narrative, and Our Genetic Futures." Elizabeth Emens chairs.


  • Alison Piepmeier

    Associate Professor of English and Director of Women's and Gender Studies Program; author of "Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism" and other works.

    College of Charleston

  • George Estreich

    Author of "Textbook Illustrations of the Human Body" and "The Shape of the Eye"

  • Rachel Adams

    Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    Columbia University

  • Elizabeth Emens

    Professor of Law

    Columbia University


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