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Health and Healing in Africa Topic of Symposium Keynote Address

Health and Healing in Africa Topic of Symposium Keynote Address

“Contested Measures of Humanity in African Suffering and Healing,” is the title of a lecture at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 27, in the Mike and Josie Harper Center ballroom at 602. N. 20 St. A reception will follow.

The lecture by University of Kansas Anthropology Professor John M. Janzen, Ph.D., is the keynote address for Creighton University’s Religion, Health and Healing Symposium, Oct. 27- 29.

A leading figure on issues of health, illness and healing in southern and central Africa since the 1960s, Janzen has dedicated much of his career to providing a better understanding of African society. He is the author of 14 books on health and healing in Africa and the recipient of numerous national and international awards.

The symposium and the lecture are free to the public.

For more information, contact Fran Minear at 280-2303 or fminear@creighton.edu. The symposium is sponsored by the Creighton Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society.