Hamilton College plans series of events on theme “The Battle Against Breast Cancer: Who’s in Charge”
The events, with time and location, include:
Bassett Healthcare Mobile Mammography Van, Friday, Sept. 4, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Bristol Campus Center;
Byllye Avery, founder of the National Black Women's Health Project, will speak on "Breast Cancer: A Health Issue for African American Women," Thursday, Sept. 10, at 8 p.m. in the Hamilton College Chapel, reception to follow at the Bristol Campus Center;
Breast Cancer Survivors panel, including survivors of the disease and their families, Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m., Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Building;
"How Do We Treat Breast Cancer Today" panel, including physicians and other health care professionals discussing the latest wisdom on treatment; Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m., Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Bldg.;
Documentary films that deal with various aspects of breast cancer, followed by a discussion, Monday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., Kirner-Johnson Auditorium;
Gallery of Courage, a display of photographs and quotations from breast cancer survivors representing each county in New York State, Thursday, Oct. 1 - Wednesday, Oct. 14, open 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Beinecke Student Activities Village;
Lecture by novelist Anna Quindlen, author of One True Thing, a novel about the problems families face dealing with a family member dying of cancer, and Black and Blue, Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 4:15 p.m. in the Hamilton College Chapel, followed by a book signing in Bristol Campus Center, Dwight Lounge;
Lecture by Dr. Susan Love, author of Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book, Wednesday, Nov. 3, time and place to be announced;
Lecture by Dr. Ana Soto, prize-winning researcher on breast cancer, Monday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. in the Science Auditorium.
The Kirkland Project is named in honor of Kirkland College, from 1968-78 a college for women coordinate with Hamilton College. The Project addresses questions and issues of gender, diversity and social justice and provides college-wide opportunities for dynamic intellectual discussion, interaction and exchange.
For more information on any of these events, contact Holly Foster, Hamilton College Communications, at (315) 859-4068, or Esther Kanipe of the Kirkland Project, at (315) 859-4357.