Events

FEB
19

The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Medicine, and the Great War

At the NYU Center for the Humanities

FEB
19

Esmé Weijun Wang: The Collected Schizophrenias w/ Alice Sola Kim

FEB
27

Narrative in the Arts

Hosted at Caveat, this evening event showcases select works from a panel of artists followed by a moderated discussion. Meet the artists and learn more about how they incorporate narrative and storytelling into their work.

FEB
28

Narrative in the Natural Sciences and Humanities

Two-day symposium: Feb 28 – March 1 | Columbia University

MAR
6

41st Alexander Ming Fisher Lecture:
“Suicide: Clinical and Personal Perspectives,” a Talk by Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD

MAR
8-
10

Burnout in Healthcare: The Need for Narrative

This workshop provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine, with a special focus on the ways narrative medicine techniques can approach the issues of burnout and moral injury in healthcare, and in the workplace in general. Earlybird registration rates available through February 8th.

MAR
12

Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery

MAR
12

7th Annual Brain Day

At NYU Langone Health
The program is free and open to brain enthusiasts of all ages.

MAR
21

Headcase: LGBTQ Writers and Artists on Mental Health and Wellness

At The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

MAR
23

The Hospital Zone at Ellis Island: A Walking Tour

MAR
28

The Environments of the Health Humanities: Inquiry and Practice

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

MAR
28

Poetry and Mathematics: A Conversation & Book Launch

APR
13

Reproductive Ethics: Challenges and Solutions

At NYU Langone Health
This one-day conference will explore the emergent ethical/legal issues related to: egg donation; embryo donation; sperm donation; the use of direct to consumer testing for adoptees to identify biological parent; third party reproduction; and mitochondrial DNA replacement and uterine transplants. The activity will also include a film shown during the lunch break, Thank You for Coming, which tells the story of two women finding their sperm donor fathers through the use of DNA analysis. The director, and star of the documentary, and other conference presenters will be present for panel discussion after the film.

APR
14

The Forgotten History of Roosevelt Island: A Walking Tour

APR
20

Creativity in Medicine: A Doctors Who Create Conference

At the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia
Registration closes February 13

Thru
APR
28

Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis

At the Museum of the City of New York.

Editor's choice