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NHC: A Time of Crisis | A Crisis of Time

April 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Time of Crisis | A Crisis of Time

How do the stories that emerge from crisis help us confront them? And in what ways do they help us prepare for those yet to come? One of the pioneers in the field of narrative medicine, Rita Charon, MD, will discuss these and other questions in conversation with literary scholar Jane F. Thrailkill.

  • Rita Charon, MD, Professor of Medicine and of Medical Humanities and Ethics, Columbia University
  • Jane F. Thrailkill, Bank of America Honors Distinguished Term Professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Register to attend this virtual conversation at the conference website.

This conversation is part of the A Crisis of Caring: The Humanities and Our Health, a virtual interdisciplinary conference hosted by the National Humanities Center.


April 11, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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National Humanities Center
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