Blood The Science, Medicine, and Mythology of Menstruation

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acclaimed author Dr. Jen Gunter will be discussing her latest groundbreaking book, “Blood: The Science, Medicine, and Mythology of Menstruation.” This live reading and Q&A session, featuring a conversation with the esteemed Dr. Paula James, promises to be a captivating exploration into the world of menstruation. Gunter, a returning favorite at KWF and the New York Times bestselling author of “The Vagina Bible” and “The Menopause Manifesto,” is renowned for her piercing social analysis and enlightening science. Her newest work, lauded by Publisher’s Weekly with a starred review, delves deep into the science and medicine of menstruation while dismantling myths and misinformation.

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The evening promises to be more than just a book launch; it’s a celebration of the life and times of Lou Hooper, an icon in the world of jazz. Attendees will have the privilege of engaging in a captivating conversation with the co-editors and distinguished panelists: Karen Dubinsky (Global Development Studies – History), Kristin Moriah (English), and Daniel McNeil (Queen’s National Scholar Chair in Black Studies – History), along with members of Hooper’s family. This dialogue is set to spark thought-provoking insights into Hooper’s music, his experiences, and the broader context of race and music in the twentieth century.