Maria Tapias Book Discussion

September 25, 2015
Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia, Maria Tapias (book cover)

Grinnell’s Department of Anthropology and the Office of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College are delighted to celebrate the publication of Maria Tapias’ Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women’s Health in Bolivia (University of Illinois Press).

Please join us on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, for a dessert reception at 7 p.m., and reading and panel discussion at 7:30 p.m.  

Panelists include: Brigittine French, Carolyn Lewis, and Liz Queathem.

This event will be held in the Burling Library.

Maria Tapias earned her doctorate in anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and has been teaching at Grinnell since 2001. Her research interests include women's and infants' health, the anthropology of emotions, the impacts of neoliberalism on health, international migration, transnationalism, and Latin American studies.

She has been conducting fieldwork in Bolivia since 1996 and among Bolivians in Spain since 2006. Her research has been published in journals such as Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Body and Society, and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

Grinnell welcomes and encourages the participation of people with disabilities. You can request accommodations from the event sponsor or Conference Operations.