Thursday, October 11, 2007

UIS speaker series will present a look at adapting to cultural change

"The Road to Bangalore and Beyond: The Cultural Response of a South India Village to Education" is the subject of a free public presentation beginning at 7 p.m., Thursday, October 25, in Brookens Auditorium. The speaker will be Dr. Helen Ullrich, a linguist and clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Ullrich is a cross-cultural psychiatrist with a specialty in South India, where she has continued research in a village for more than 40 years, focusing on psychiatric adaptation to cultural change.

The event is presented as part of the ECCE (Engaged Citizenship Common Experience) Speakers Series at UIS and is sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Education. Read more>>

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