Islam in Everyday Life: Navigating Health and Healing in Northern Senegal
Dr. Ellen Foley, University of Pennsylvania, will present as part of the lecture series on Health, Healing and Islam Across the Muslim World.
Thursday, October 23, 2003
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
room 10383 (10th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90095
In her presentation, "Islam and Everyday Life: Navigating Health and Healing in Northern Senegal," Dr. Foley will explore the ways that Islam has shaped preventative and curative health strategies and the meaning of illness in Senegal.
Dr. Ellen Foley is a medical anthropologist who teaches in the Health and Societies program at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research addresses the impact of health sector reform on rural and urban women's health in Senegal. She recently began a project on African immigrant women and HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia.
Cost: free and open to the public
The event is free. Parking is available for $7 in Lot 3. Refreshments will be served.