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Brigid Maher: The Mama Sherpas

Tuesday, April 7
10:30 a.m. McKinley Building, Media Innovation Lab
Event hashtag: #SOCFacultyForum

In her talk, Maher discusses her film work and screened a sneak preview of her latest documentary, The Mama Sherpas, which reveals the role of nurse-midwives in hospitals across the United States. Maher also discusses her use of the medium to engage in larger issues of feminism and representation.

The Faculty Research & Projects Forum is a monthly lecture series highlighting exciting and high-impact work produced by the faculty at American University's School of Communication whose work is at the forefront of great communication problems and ideas of our time. Full spring 2015 schedule.