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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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Dinner Table Talk

The University Library is hosting a Dinner Table Talk to discuss the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. The story of Henrietta Lacks is a story about the growth of cell research, changing research ethics, family, race, history, bodily autonomy, journalistic ethics, and privacy. Join us for dinner on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm to talk about this book and the issues it raises. 

The Book

You can find The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in the University Library in print and as an ebook.

We also have the DVD for the recently released film starring Oprah Winfrey. 

DVD Central PN1997 Immortal