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Professor Scott Stonington gave a lecture for the STS program on Monday Dec. 5th,  “Toward Anti-Ontology: The Unmaking of Chronic Pain in Thailand.” 

While conducting fieldwork in Thailand, Stonington said he learned through a conversation with this physician that “there is no chronic  pain in Thailand.” The lecture examined the ways in which Stonington found this to be both true and untrue.