Watch Online Book Discussion: ‘The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down’ April 1

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Anne Fadiman, author of “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down,” will be participating in an online book talk April 1, 2014.

Join alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and others in a discussion of Anne Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, moderated by Susan Bell, Bowdoin’s A. Myrick Freeman Professor of Social Sciences and chair of the sociology and anthropology department, and Steven Loebs ’60, research associate at the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good and professor emeritus, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University. Fadiman is to join the conversation by phone and field questions.

The talk, which is sponsored by the McKeen Center, will be streamed live on Bowdoin’s website starting at 8 p.m. (EST). Watch it here. Viewers can participate by emailing questions to Fadiman and the moderators at Follow the discussion on Twitter with #spiritcatchesyou.


  1. Faith Barnes says:

    How can we train medical professionals to have a more culturally sensitive practice?

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