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Thuy Linh Tu on the Racial History of Dermatology

March 12, 2024 Dr Kerry McInerney and Dr Eleanor Drage
Thuy Linh Tu on the Racial History of Dermatology
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Thuy Linh Tu on the Racial History of Dermatology
Mar 12, 2024
Dr Kerry McInerney and Dr Eleanor Drage

In this episode we talk to Thuy Linh Thu, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU. We talk about how good technology disperses power, while bad technology concentrates power, the racial history of dermatology,  including the connections between the Vietnam War, medical experimentation on incarcerated men in the U. S., and retinol creams,. Please note that this episode contains references to medical experimentation and racial violence.

This episode includes an ad for the What Next|TBD podcast. 

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In this episode we talk to Thuy Linh Thu, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU. We talk about how good technology disperses power, while bad technology concentrates power, the racial history of dermatology,  including the connections between the Vietnam War, medical experimentation on incarcerated men in the U. S., and retinol creams,. Please note that this episode contains references to medical experimentation and racial violence.

This episode includes an ad for the What Next|TBD podcast.