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The Power of Stories for Advancing Good Health: The Perfecto Project with Paula Moya

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
The lack of physical activity is a global health challenge. But can stories - delivered via smartphone wallpapers as part of an exercise app - help motivate people to move? Learn how a team of researchers including HCI design specialists, medical researchers, story tellers, and visual artists are working together to find out. 
Paula Moya, the Danily C. and Laura Louise Bell Professor of the Humanities and professor, by courtesy, of Iberian and Latin American Cultures  and director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and EthnicityProfessor Moya’s teaching and research focus on twentieth-century and early twenty-first century literary studies, feminist theory, critical theory, narrative theory, American cultural studies, interdisciplinary approaches to race and ethnicity, and Chicano/a and U.S. Latina/o studies. At Stanford, she has served as the Director of the Program of Modern Thought and Literature, Vice Chair of the Department of English, Director of the Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, and also the Director of the Undergraduate Program of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. 


Admission for Classes Without Quizzes and Tours is included in the daily and all-access passes.They are all first-come, first-served, please arrive early to guarantee a spot.Capacity: 250