Events

OCT
12

Embracing Grief: An Evening of Personal Narratives

6:30-8:30pm | Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria, 2113 Amsterdam Ave, NYC

OCT
12-
19

The Imagine Science Film Festival

OCT
15

“To See the Suffering: The Humanities Have What Medicine Needs”

Dr. Rita Charon, 2018 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

OCT
15

America’s Doctor: Reflections on Being the Surgeon General

Hear how four leading voices for health—Drs. Novello, Elders, Satcher and Carmona—navigated the intricacies of various interests and agendas in their efforts as U.S. Surgeons General to always put people first.

OCT
16

Environmental Art: Re-Imagining Art, Science, and the Humanities

OCT
17

The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: Dawn Raffel and Laurie Gwen Shapiro

OCT
18

Colored Printed Illustrations in Medical Publications 1500-1850

OCT
18

Reflecting Art in Nursing Practice

Reflecting Art in Nursing Practice is a four-part workshop series for nurses at NYU Langone Health. Museum educator Carolyn Halpin-Healy from The Metropolitan Museum of Art will lead small group workshops in which nurses will view and discuss images of museum works. Through these reflective discussions participants will have a chance to practice skills and have conversations that directly enrich their clinical nursing practice. Please register for all 4 sessions through the Library’s Classes & Events page.

OCT
18-
21

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Conference

“The Future Is Now: Bioethics and Humanities Reimagine an Uncertain World” | Anaheim, California

OCT
21

The Forgotten History of Roosevelt Island: A Walking Tour

OCT
21

“Life Writing,” a performance of work from the journal The Intima

OCT
27

Reimagine End of Life

Reimagine End of Life is a week exploring big questions about life and death. The five boroughs of New York City are joining together to create over 250 events exploring death and celebrating life…from all perspectives. Through November 3rd.

OCT
30

Bellevue Literary Review “Off the Page”

Actors from stage and screen present readings from the latest issue of the Bellevue Literary Review, on the theme of displacement.

OCT
30

The Nocturnists: NYC

The Nocturnists bring their live storytelling show to New York City in partnership with Reimagine for a special event on the theme of death and dying.

NOV
1-4

History of Science Society: Telling the Stories of Science

Annual Meeting | Seattle, WA

NOV
7

Narrative Medicine Rounds with Ronald Epstein, MD: “Attending: Mindfulness in Clinical Practice”

NOV
13

# YeahYouWrite & The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Present Diagnosis: Literature

The doctor, patient, and caregiver experience in fiction and non-fiction, with NYU Langone’s Danielle Ofri, MD, Akhil Sharma, Judith Hannan, Sands Hall, and Rana Awdish, MD

NOV
28

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks: On Social Justice, Race and Health

MAR
28

The Environments of the Health Humanities: Inquiry and Practice

Health Humanities Consortium Annual Conference
March 28-30, 2019 | Chicago

Thru
APR
28

Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis

At the Museum of the City of New York.

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