BHBLS Movie Night: State of Eugenics

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 100
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The State of Eugenics: Tuesday, March 21 at 5:00 pm in Boalt Room 100 
Please join us at 5:00 pm on March 21, 2017 at UC Berkeley for a free screening of The State of Eugenics, the just-released film about the eugenic sterilization program North Carolina ran between the 1930's and 1970's. The film documents how that long-forgotten program was brought back to light by researchers and journalists, resulting in a pitched political battle over compensating victims.

Comments and Q&A after the screening by filmmaker Dawn Sinclair Shapiro and University of Michigan Professor Alexandra Minna Stern.

  • Speakers:

    • Director/Producer Dawn Sinclair Shapiro

    • Alexandra Minna Stern, professor at University of Michigan and author of the prize-winning book Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America will join us via Skype

Pupusas will be served!!!!!

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