Fall Quarter 2018 Distinguished Bioethics Lecture

Event Date

fall-quarter-2018-distinguished-bioethics-lecture“The Emperor’s New Genes: Reimagining Borders, Belonging, and Bioethics Beyond the Genome”

  • Ruha Benjamin, PhD
    Associate Professor, African American Studies, Princeton University
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    5:30pm Reception –Education Building Lobby
    6:00pm Program –Education Building Lecture Hall 1222
  • Education Building
    4610 X Street – Lecture Hall 1222
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    Parking in Lot 17


Dr. Benjamin specializes in the interdisciplinary study of science, medicine, and technology; race-ethnicity and gender; and knowledge and power. She is author of People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier (Stanford University Press 2013), Race After Technology (Polity 2019), and editor of Captivating Technology: Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination (Duke University Press 2019), as well as numerous articles and book chapters. She received her MA and PhD in sociology from UC Berkeley and completed postdoctoral fellowships at UCLA’s Institute for Society and Genetics and Harvard University’s Science, Technology, and Society Program. She has been awarded fellowships and grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, National Science Foundation, Ford Foundation, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and Institute for Advanced Study.


In order to avoid any food waste, please RSVP to Gloria Camacho at (916) 734-7005 or by email at gcamacho@ucdavis.edu no later than 12 Noon, on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.