Disability Studies and Medical Humanities

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jed D. Satow Conference Room (5th floor), Lerner Hall, Columbia University

This panel will explore the the conflicts and common ground between two fields that have often been in tension with one another.  Speakers will be asked to share their insights into this tension, identifying spaces of possibility where the two might intersect/collaborate/learn from one another.

 

Scheduled speakers include Rita Charon (Director of Narrative Medicine Program, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons), Sayantani DasGupta (Narrative Medicine Program, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons), Rebecca Garden (Bioethics and Humanities, Upstate Medical University), and G. Thomas Couser (Hofstra University)