Complementary treatment lecture on Chinese language language treatment and therapeutic to be held Oct. 2 by means of Zoom

Linda Barnes, PhD, MTS, MA, will present the second annual Germano Lecture in Complementary Treatment, part of Penn State School of Treatment’s Division of Humanities Grand Rounds sequence, by means of Zoom at noon Oct. 2, 2020. Her presentation will in all probability be on “The Americanizing of Chinese language language Treatment and Therapeutic.”

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Linda Barnes, PhD, MTS, MA

Dr. Barnes is a professor of family treatment, college inside the graduate program in religion and director of the MS program in Medical Sciences inside the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences at Boston School School of Treatment. She is a medical anthropologist, historian and religion scholar who acquired her PhD inside the comparative study of world religions and in medical anthropology from Harvard School. Earlier publications embody Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Therapeutic, and the West to 1848 (2005); Variations on a Educating/Learning Workshop: Pedagogy and Faculty Development in Religious Analysis (1999); and co-edited volumes Religion and Therapeutic in America (2004), Educating Religion and Therapeutic (2006) and Chinese language language Treatment and Therapeutic: An Illustrated Historic previous (2012), along with articles in essential medical anthropology journals. She is presently writing a cultural historic previous of Chinese language language treatment and therapeutic traditions within the US from 1849 to the present, for which she has interviewed higher than 300 practitioners from a full fluctuate of racial/ethnic and cultural backgrounds all by means of the nation.

In her converse, Dr. Barnes will concentrate on the Americanizing of the fully totally different practices that make up Chinese language language treatment traditions, which may’t be completely understood with out consideration to the entire fluctuate of People who’ve engaged inside the course of. Significantly, this story requires us to take a look on the perform of underrepresented minorities who’ve carried out a component inside the adoption, progress and, lastly, Americanization of the related practices all by means of the nation’s historic previous, and in all its areas.

This event is free and open to most of the people. Registration is not going to be required.

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