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Division of Narrative Medicine in the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics

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September 2019

September Narrative Medicine Rounds with playwright, activist and author Eve Ensler

September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alumni Auditorium, 630-650 West 168 Street
New York, United States
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For our September Narrative Medicine Rounds, we welcome Eve Ensler, the Tony Award winning playwright, activist, and author of the Obie Award winning theatrical phenomenon The Vagina Monologues, published in over 48 languages, performed in over 140 countries and recently heralded by The New York Times as one of the most important plays of the past 25 years, among numerous other honors. Ensler will speak about her new book The Apology, a powerful memoir where she revisits her childhood in…

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October 2019

October Narrative Medicine Rounds: “An Ethics of Care: Restorative Justice and Healing in Toni Morrison’s Late Fiction,” a talk by professor Farah Jasmine Griffin

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Faculty Club, 630 W. 168th Street, 4th floor
New York, NY 10032 United States
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For our October Narrative Medicine Rounds, we welcome Farah Jasmine Griffin, the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and the inaugural chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department and Director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University.  Professor Griffin received her B.A. from Harvard, where she majored in American History and Literature and her PhD in American Studies from Yale. Her major fields of interest are American and African…

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Narrative Medicine Basic Weekend Workshop, Fall 2019

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - October 13 @ 4:00 pm

OCTOBER 11 - 13, 2019 Register Here! (Page will open in a new tab. Check that pop-up blockers are disabled for your browser!) This Basic Workshop provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine. These practices are then applicable to unlimited clinical and non-clinical settings. From Friday at 1:30 pm to Sunday at 4 pm, participants gather for plenary presentations by the founders of the Division of Narrative Medicine alternating with small-group seminars. Participants will…

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