Each week, I’ll send out an announcement of newly-posted or upcoming events! Please write to me at aah2155[at]columbia.edu to post your event.
This week’s events:
The Examined Life Conference
October 12-14, 2017
We seek to explore the intersections between the arts and medicine. How can they be of use to each other? How can they interact to make each more than they were without the other? Enjoy discussions and presentations on how the arts can be used in medical education and patient and provider care. Experience works by others like you: people who are trying to get along in the world of health care.
MHH writer Katherine Standefer will be hosting a pre-conference workshop and giving a conference presentation.
Explorations in the Medical Humanities Lecture Series, Fall 2017
October 16, 2017, 6pm — “Inventions of the Soul”
Heyman Center, Columbia University.
Features Jesús R. Velasco (Columbia), a historian whose work intersects medicine, psychology, and the law for medieval Parisian and Andalusi thinkers. Rishi Goyal responds and Arden Hegele moderates.
Dr. Elizabeth Ford: “Stories Worth Telling: Inside the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward”
October 16, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm
NYU School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, Schwartz E Lecture Hall
Books, Health, and History: New York Academy of Medicine Events
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave at 103rd St
October 15: Open House New York Festival, 10am-5pm.
October 17: A History of American War in Five Bodies, 6pm-7:30pm.
Newly posted events:
Humanities in Medicine Symposium: Rochester, MN
October 27-29, 2017
The 4th Annual Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine Symposium will focus on transforming perceptions in health care through the humanities by reviewing innovative programs at the intersection of health and humanistic disciplines and by exploring vital themes, emerging research and innovation in the field. Health Humanities explores the relationship between human well-being and humanistic disciplines to promote the artful and compassionate delivery of health care. This course seeks to reflect on the experiences of the patient and the care provider, and to advocate for emerging research and innovation in the field.
Register here: https://ce.mayo.edu/special-topics-in-health-care/content/humanities-medicine-symposium-2017
Call for Papers: Midwest Victorian Studies Association, “Victorian Health and Wellness” (April 20-22, 2018)
CFP for participation in seminars due October 31, 2017. See http://www.midwestvictorian.org/ for details.