A renowned professor of folklore from the University of California, Berkeley, will be at Northern Arizona University this week to discuss the media’s role in health and ethnicity.
Charles Briggs will discuss “Diseased Bodies in the Media: Racializing Ethnicity, Blaming Victims,” beginning at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in the Gardner Auditorium of The W.A. Franke College of Business.
Briggs is a medical and linguistic anthropologist and the Alan Dundes Professor of Folklore in Berkeley’s Department of Anthropology. He will speak… Read more