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Events this week
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.
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.
Explorations in the Medical Humanities
October 30, 6pm, Heyman Center, Columbia University – features Ben Breen (UCSC), a historian of the early modern period who examines the influence of the British and Portuguese empires on the development of pharmaceuticals. Joel Klein responds and Heidi Hausse moderates.