Dr. Ruha Benjamin will be at the University of Michigan on March 14, 2023 to discuss her newest book, Viral Justice. Ahead of her visit, the SPH DEI Office will be distributing copies of her new book, on a first come/first serve basis, and will host two reading circles (one virtual, the other in-person) for the SPH Community. We invite all members of the community (students in all programs, post-docs, staff, & faculty) to take part in these collective reading and discussion opportunities. Learn more about book distribution. This one hour event is open to any and all SPH community members. We invite you to join a conversation with SPH colleagues about Dr. Ruha Benjamin’s newest book Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want. These reading circles will be broad and open-ended conversations and do not require you to have read all of or any specific portion of the book. You are welcome to come with specific passages or questions to discuss or to come to hear what your colleagues are thinking about the book and Dr. Benjamin’s arguments in it. This session is designed to offer you an opportunity to:
In addition to the reading circles, you are encouraged to use this official reading guide from Princeton University Press to help support your reading of the text.