Drolet to talk at Brown Bag on March 3
Patricia Drolet will discuss folk medicine at the next Brown Bag lecture on Wednesday, March 3.
The free public lectures are at noon on Wednesdays through the middle of March at the Pollock Center, 129 S. Alister St.
Drolet is an anthropologist who worked and conducted research in Latin America for more than 15 years. She has taught at U.S. and foreign universities and museums and worked for the United Nations and other international development agencies.
She is currently the development director at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History and an adjunct professor at Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi. One of her main areas of interest is culture, health and healing.
Drolet’s talk will present some of the major herbs and plants used in folk healing, discuss the types of specialists and explain how illness is diagnosed and treated.
Guests are always invited to bring a lunch to enjoy while learning about different topics.
The Brown Bag series is a joint effort between the City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department and the Joint Effort Leisure Ministry (JELM).
On March 10, Dr. J. Guthrie Ford will give a talk about the economic history of Port Aransas.
Donations are accepted to help the JELM Center with utilities for the Pollock Center.