Oregon Humanities Center

Oregon Humanities Center
6:00 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Slow Medicine with Dr. Victoria Sweet

Dr. Victoria Sweet

Dr. Victoria Sweet, author of God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine, spent twenty years in practice at the last almshouse in the country. She speaks with Eric Alan about the differences between an almshouse and a hospital, and the lessons from “slow medicine” relevant to the modern healthcare system. She speaks at the UO on Wednesday, March 5th, presented by the Oregon Humanities Center. 

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Oregon Humanities Center
6:00 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Craig Childs, Apocalyptic Planet

The Oregon Humanities Center presents speaker Craig Childs, author of Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the Everending Earth, and a regular contributor to NPR’s Morning Edition. He talks with Eric Alan about beginnings and endings, and why Iowa was the most extreme landscape of extinction he found.

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