Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good
Narratives Beyond Reconstruction: Social Recovery in Post-conflict and Post Disaster Societies
Acehnese Women’s Narratives of Resilience and Recovery, and as Defenders of Houses, Land, Children and Men
Date: October 14, 2014
Place: INTS 1113
Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good is Professor of Social Medicine in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. Professor DelVecchio Good’s research focuses on the culture and political economy of biomedicine and the clinical realities and moral dilemmas encountered by physicians dealing with biotechnology in the U.S. and internationally (Indonesia, East Africa). She has published extensively on clinical narratives, particularly in oncology and medicine, as well as on the meaning of professional competence and medical errors in medical training and practice. Prof. DelVecchio Good is working with Prof. Byron Good and the IOM to conduct a large-scale evaluation of levels of military violence and trauma suffered by civilian populations in Aceh during the last decade.
THE NARRATIVES IN TANDEM PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE CENTER FOR IDEAS AND SOCIETY, A MAJOR GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES: EXPLORING THE HUMAN ENDEAVOR.