Sunday Supper - Feb.
with guest: Saira A. Mehmood
Visiting Assistant Professor at Spelman College, Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Sunday Suppers are casual gatherings where new ideas and stimulating conversation are the main fare at interesting restaurants. The guest speaker leads an informal discussion based on their work or topic of interest. Reservations are open to current Harvard Club of Georgia members and their guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to 12 people so that the conversation is more personal and happens around the dinner table. Purchasing a $15.00 ticket reserves your seat at the table and contributes towards the guest speaker's meal. Each attendee orders their own meal and is responsible for his/her check.
COST: $15.00 reservation
RSVP: Open to first twelve HCG members (plus one guest)
SPEAKER: Saira A. Mehmood
Saira A. Mehmood is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Spelman College in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Prior to graduate school, Saira worked in the mayor's office at city hall in New Orleans as a Mayoral Fellow. She received her BS and MA in anthropology from Tulane University and her PhD in anthropology from Southern Methodist University. Her dissertation, "I am not my illness!": Navigating the mental healthcare system in New Orleans, examined how individuals with chronic mental illnesses navigated the mental healthcare system in New Orleans post-Katrina and how state policies affected the care individuals received. From 2015-2018, Saira also served on the American Anthropological Association Executive Board as the student seat. A scholar-activist, Saira's research and work includes medical anthropology; race, racism, and whiteness; and human rights.
6:00PM Sun 16 Feb 2020, Eastern timezone
Wrecking Bar Brewpub
292 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
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