Director of Written English and Chair of the Common Reading Selection Committee, Diana Grumbles tell us why SMU chose The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as the 2011 Common Reading. Click here to read her article.
In addition to leading on-campus Common Reading discussions, Dr. Wetherington has put together a list of noteworthy discussion items and issues found in the reading, as well as a timeline of medical experimentation on human subjects. Click here to learn more.
Dr. Sverdlik explores three types of ethical theories to think about while reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Click here to learn more.
2011 Common Reading: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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