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September 2020

Health Humanities Happy Hour

September 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Virtual Health Humanities Happy Hour Thursday, September 10 at 5:30pm All graduate students in the Department of English & Comparative Literature are invited to join Professors Kym Weed and Jane Thrailkill for a virtual happy hour! We especially encourage new graduate students to join us to meet members of your cohort who share similar interests and more advanced graduate students who study health humanities. This is an informal gathering to build community through casual conversation. BYOB and log in! Zoom…

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Not Born Yesterday: Anti-Cancer Activism in Early 20th Century Latin America

September 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Raúl Necochea, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Social Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine Registration link: https://go.unc.edu/Necochea   Lecture information: This lecture focuses on the case of Peru to explain the emergence and decline of the earliest Latin American coalitions of state health agencies, physicians, and lay people to broadcast the early signs of cancer. It also investigates why these previous efforts have gone unnoticed by contemporary U.S., European, and even Latin American medical experts.   Speaker information: Raúl…

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Adulting 101: Health in the Headlines

September 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Finding current and accurate health information has never been more important, but with so much information available, it can be hard to know what to trust. In this interactive workshop you will gain the skills to think critically about health news and evaluate the health information you encounter each day. Register here.

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LMCC Meeting

September 30, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Reading(s): For our first meeting for Fall 2020, we are planning to discuss the introduction from Stephen Knadler’s Vitality Politics: Health, Debility, and the Limits of Black Emancipation. The introduction to Knadler's book is available in LMCC’s Google folder. About LMCC: The Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC) is an informal working group comprising undergraduate and graduate students along with a few faculty members. We typically meet once or twice every month and discuss a previously agreed upon reading over coffee…

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October 2020

Cancelled – Health Humanities Happy Hour

October 8, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on November 12, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on December 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Virtual Health Humanities Happy Hour Second Thursday of the month at 5:30pm All graduate students in the Department of English & Comparative Literature are invited to join Professors Kym Weed and Jane Thrailkill for a virtual happy hour! We especially encourage new graduate students to join us to meet members of your cohort who share similar interests and more advanced graduate students who study health humanities. This is an informal gathering to build community through casual conversation. BYOB and log…

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Angela Saini: The Legacy of Scientific Racism

October 8, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

A conversation with Angela Saini, journalist and author, and NC State faculty panelists Dr. Blair Kelley and Dr. Terri Long. Opening remarks from Provost Warwick Arden. Racial categories feel tangible, but as we know from genetics, they are no more rooted in biology than they were hundreds of years ago when they were arbitrarily invented by European scientists who were affected by the politics of their time. Yet scientific myths about human difference live on today in disturbing ways. As…

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HHGR with Prof. Tania Jenkins

October 21, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Health Humanities Grand Round with Dr. Tania Jenkins "Doctors’ Orders: How Status Hierarchies in Medical Education Can Shape Approaches to Patient Care" Every year, the US relies on osteopathic and international medical graduates (non-USMDs) to fill around one-third of post-graduate residency positions because there is a shortage of American graduates (USMDs). Non-USMDs, however, are often informally excluded from top residency positions and disproportionately tend to train in lower-resource environments, while USMDs tend to fill the most prestigious and well-resourced residencies.…

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November 2020

HHJ Exhibition Night

November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

The Health Humanities Journal’s first ever virtual Exhibition Night will be held Monday, November 9th at 7 p.m. EST over Zoom. The event will celebrate the release of the newest issue of the HHJ and feature readings from authors published in both the Fall and Spring 2020 issues, including poetry, personal narratives, and short stories on a wide range of topics in illness, caregiving, and medicine. Open to the public. Mark your calendars and save the link below! Questions can…

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HHGR With Prof. Anne Lyerly

November 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Health Humanities Grand Round with Dr. Anne Lyerly Nov. 10, 2020 @ noon Pregnancy, the Pandemic and Morality of Reproduction The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a range of tensions at the interface of public policies and the private lives of individuals, including in the context of pregnancy.  In this talk, Dr. Lyerly will highlight these tensions, foregrounding a resurgent debate about the extent to which individuals’ decisions about whether and under what circumstances to become a parent can be shaped by…

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Cancelled – Health Humanities Happy Hour

November 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on November 12, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on December 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Virtual Health Humanities Happy Hour Second Thursday of the month at 5:30pm All graduate students in the Department of English & Comparative Literature are invited to join Professors Kym Weed and Jane Thrailkill for a virtual happy hour! We especially encourage new graduate students to join us to meet members of your cohort who share similar interests and more advanced graduate students who study health humanities. This is an informal gathering to build community through casual conversation. BYOB and log…

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LMCC Meeting

November 18, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Reading(s):For the meeting, we’ll be discussing The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability by Jasbir K. Puar (2017). All members of the UNC community should have free access to the e-book here: https://read-dukeupress-edu.libproxy.lib.unc.edu/books/book/2383/The-Right-to-MaimDebility-Capacity-Disability OR https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctv11314kc. If you run into trouble accessing the text, please email Paul Blom, and he can send you .pdfs of specific chapters. In preparation for the meeting, we ask that everyone read “Introduction: The Cost of Getting Better” and also read a chapter of your choice.…

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January 2021

Duke HHL: Health Humanities Medical Student Panel

January 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Duke University Health Humanities Lab and Duke Disability Alliance presents... Health Humanities Medical Student Panel Wednesday, January 27, 6:30pm EST https://duke.zoom.us/j/93717241378 Wondering how to navigate a pre-med path with a non-STEM major? Come hear from a panel of Duke Medical students about how health humanities is enriching their medical careers. Organized by Duke Disability Alliance. Questions? Email dukedisabilityalliance@duke.edu

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February 2021

Duke HHL: Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling Group

February 9, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on April 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

The Duke Health Humanities Lab seeks participants for its fourth annual offering of the Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling (CHCS) group. Facilitated by Duke medical students Megha Gupta and Gabrielle van den Hoek and Duke undergraduate Lizzy Roy, advised by faculty member Karrie Stewart, and assisted by Health Humanities Lab Manager Eli Meyerhoff, the group uses short excerpts of fiction, poetry, autobiography, podcasts, video, and images as prompts for conversation and sharing about chronic health conditions. Students managing health conditions ranging…

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Duke HHL: Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition

February 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Liat Ben-Moshe "Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition" The Health Humanities Lab is happy to announce this upcoming event: a talk by Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe on her new book, Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition, followed by discussion with participants. Liat Ben-Moshe is an activist-scholar-educator-researcher working at the intersection of incarceration, decarceration, abolition and disability/madness. Her work aims to expand what counts as incarceration to include all carceral locales (including residential institutions for people with intellectual disabilities, psych facilities and prisons/jails) and…

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Duke HHL: Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling Group

February 23, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm

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One event on April 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

The Duke Health Humanities Lab seeks participants for its fourth annual offering of the Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling (CHCS) group. Facilitated by Duke medical students Megha Gupta and Gabrielle van den Hoek and Duke undergraduate Lizzy Roy, advised by faculty member Karrie Stewart, and assisted by Health Humanities Lab Manager Eli Meyerhoff, the group uses short excerpts of fiction, poetry, autobiography, podcasts, video, and images as prompts for conversation and sharing about chronic health conditions. Students managing health conditions ranging…

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LMCC Meeting

February 24, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Reading(s): For our February meeting, we’ll be discussing the introduction to Priscilla Wald’s 2008 monograph Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative. You can access the reading on the “Readings” page of the LMCC website. About LMCC: The Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC) is an informal working group comprising undergraduate and graduate students along with a few faculty members. We typically meet once or twice every month and discuss a previously agreed upon reading over coffee and snacks. (Obviously, we’ll…

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HHIVE Lab Meeting

February 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Our virtual bi-weekly lab meetings are a time to check in on projects and brainstorm new ones. All HHIVE Lab members are welcome! Join using this Zoom link. Spring 2021 Lab Meeting Schedule: Thursday, February 11 @ 4:00pm Thursday, February 25 @ 4:00pm Thursday, March 18 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 1 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 15 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 29 @ 4:00pm Email Prof. Weed for the full Zoom meeting invitation.    

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March 2021

Postponed: HHGR with Dr. Ada Adimora

March 4, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Dr. Ada Adimora Postponed until Thursday, March 4, 2021 @ 1:00 All Policy is Health Policy: Pathways to HIV (and COVID-19) In "All Policy is Health Policy: Pathways to HIV (and COVID-19), Dr. Adimora explores the relationships between racial inequalities and the distribution of HIV and COVID-19. The lecture elucidates the sociopolitical drivers of disease among Black Americans. The Zoom lecture is free and open to the public, but attendees must register in advance at…

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Duke HHL: Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling Group

March 9, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on March 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

The Duke Health Humanities Lab seeks participants for its fourth annual offering of the Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling (CHCS) group. Facilitated by Duke medical students Megha Gupta and Gabrielle van den Hoek and Duke undergraduate Lizzy Roy, advised by faculty member Karrie Stewart, and assisted by Health Humanities Lab Manager Eli Meyerhoff, the group uses short excerpts of fiction, poetry, autobiography, podcasts, video, and images as prompts for conversation and sharing about chronic health conditions. Students managing health conditions ranging…

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HHIVE Lab Meeting

March 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Our virtual bi-weekly lab meetings are a time to check in on projects and brainstorm new ones. All HHIVE Lab members are welcome! Join using this Zoom link. Spring 2021 Lab Meeting Schedule: Thursday, February 11 @ 4:00pm Thursday, February 25 @ 4:00pm Thursday, March 18 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 1 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 15 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 29 @ 4:00pm Email Prof. Weed for the full Zoom meeting invitation.    

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Duke HHL: Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling Group

March 23, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

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One event on March 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

The Duke Health Humanities Lab seeks participants for its fourth annual offering of the Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling (CHCS) group. Facilitated by Duke medical students Megha Gupta and Gabrielle van den Hoek and Duke undergraduate Lizzy Roy, advised by faculty member Karrie Stewart, and assisted by Health Humanities Lab Manager Eli Meyerhoff, the group uses short excerpts of fiction, poetry, autobiography, podcasts, video, and images as prompts for conversation and sharing about chronic health conditions. Students managing health conditions ranging…

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LMCC Meeting

March 31, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Reading(s): TBD About LMCC: The Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC) is an informal working group comprising undergraduate and graduate students along with a few faculty members. We typically meet once or twice every month and discuss a previously agreed upon reading over coffee and snacks. (Obviously, we’ll be meeting via Zoom this semester.) To get a sense of what we have covered in past meetings, see the LMCC website. How to Join: Anyone interested in these readings and their subsequent…

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April 2021

HHIVE Lab Meeting

April 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Our virtual bi-weekly lab meetings are a time to check in on projects and brainstorm new ones. All HHIVE Lab members are welcome! Join using this Zoom link. Spring 2021 Lab Meeting Schedule: Thursday, February 11 @ 4:00pm Thursday, February 25 @ 4:00pm Thursday, March 18 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 1 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 15 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 29 @ 4:00pm Email Prof. Weed for the full Zoom meeting invitation.    

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Duke HHL: Health Humanities and Disability Studies

April 5, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

A roundtable discussion on creating and running programs in Disability Studies and the Health Humanities, featuring Jonathan Metzl, Aimi Hamraie, Margaret Price, and Erin Gentry Lamb. The session will be live-captioned, with ASL interpretation available on request. Zoom information coming soon.  

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Duke HHL: Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling Group

April 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on March 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

The Duke Health Humanities Lab seeks participants for its fourth annual offering of the Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling (CHCS) group. Facilitated by Duke medical students Megha Gupta and Gabrielle van den Hoek and Duke undergraduate Lizzy Roy, advised by faculty member Karrie Stewart, and assisted by Health Humanities Lab Manager Eli Meyerhoff, the group uses short excerpts of fiction, poetry, autobiography, podcasts, video, and images as prompts for conversation and sharing about chronic health conditions. Students managing health conditions ranging…

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HHIVE Lab Meeting

April 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Our virtual bi-weekly lab meetings are a time to check in on projects and brainstorm new ones. All HHIVE Lab members are welcome! Join using this Zoom link. Spring 2021 Lab Meeting Schedule: Thursday, February 11 @ 4:00pm Thursday, February 25 @ 4:00pm Thursday, March 18 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 1 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 15 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 29 @ 4:00pm Email Prof. Weed for the full Zoom meeting invitation.    

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Duke HHL: Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling Group

April 20, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on March 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm

The Duke Health Humanities Lab seeks participants for its fourth annual offering of the Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling (CHCS) group. Facilitated by Duke medical students Megha Gupta and Gabrielle van den Hoek and Duke undergraduate Lizzy Roy, advised by faculty member Karrie Stewart, and assisted by Health Humanities Lab Manager Eli Meyerhoff, the group uses short excerpts of fiction, poetry, autobiography, podcasts, video, and images as prompts for conversation and sharing about chronic health conditions. Students managing health conditions ranging…

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LMCC Meeting

April 28, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Reading(s): TBD About LMCC: The Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC) is an informal working group comprising undergraduate and graduate students along with a few faculty members. We typically meet once or twice every month and discuss a previously agreed upon reading over coffee and snacks. (Obviously, we’ll be meeting via Zoom this semester.) To get a sense of what we have covered in past meetings, see the LMCC website. How to Join: Anyone interested in these readings and their subsequent…

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HHIVE Lab Meeting

April 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Our virtual bi-weekly lab meetings are a time to check in on projects and brainstorm new ones. All HHIVE Lab members are welcome! Join using this Zoom link. Spring 2021 Lab Meeting Schedule: Thursday, February 11 @ 4:00pm Thursday, February 25 @ 4:00pm Thursday, March 18 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 1 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 15 @ 4:00pm Thursday, April 29 @ 4:00pm Email Prof. Weed for the full Zoom meeting invitation.    

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October 2021

HHGR with Mike Winstead

October 6, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Mike Winstead October 6, 2021 at 3:30pm “The Transplanted Self: Genetics, Race, and Pragmatism in Stem Cell Transplantation” Register at go.unc.edu/HHGRWinstead Description: Medicine describes the immune system's distinction between normal and diseased cells as an immunological "self." Receiving a stem cell or bone marrow transplant combines the immunological "selves" of donor and recipient, which can lead to life-threatening complications. Safely navigating this process involves genetic matching of the donor and recipient immune systems, a process…

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Duke HHL: Comics Can Help: A Graphic Medicine Workshop

October 19, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Comics Can Help: A Graphic Medicine Workshop Next week, the "Pandemics, Health, and Power" Duke Immerse cluster will be hosting a virtual Graphic Medicine illustrations workshop with MK Czerwiec, the Comic Nurse! We'd love for you to join us. Come ready to draw! Details: Event name: Comics Can Help: A Graphic Medicine Workshop When: Tuesday, October 19from5:30 - 7:00pm EDT Where: Zoom:https://duke.zoom.us/j/6880001354 Access note: HHL is planning for live captioning and verbal descriptions of the most relevant visual material. It…

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HHGR with Kristina Gupta

October 27, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Kristina Gupta October 27, 2021 at 3:30pm “Beyond 'Medical Necessity': Transition-Related Care Before and During the Pandemic" Register at go.unc.edu/HHGRGupta  Description: In this talk, Professor Gupta uses the case study of transition-related care to argue for the importance of moving beyond the frameworks of disease and “medical necessity” to justify medical interventions. Frameworks of disease and ‘medical necessity’ almost invariably pathologize some who do not seek medical intervention while leaving others without social support or…

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Narrative Medicine Workshop

October 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The HHIVE Lab presents An Introduction to Narrative Medicine A virtual workshop led by Sarah Holdren, MS and Yoshiko Iwai, MS, MFA October 28, 2021 from 6:00-7:30pm Registration details coming soon! What is Narrative Medicine? What is it like to participate in a workshop and how can you use Narrative Medicine (NM) in the health humanities and medicine? Join medical students and NM graduates, Sarah Holdren and Yoshiko Iwai, for an introductory virtual NM workshop. Prior to starting at UNC…

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November 2021

Furst Forum & HHGR with Raj Telhan

November 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Furst Forum & Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Raj Telahn November 9, 2021 at 6:30pm “Medicine & the Humanities: Vocabularies in Practice ” Register at go.unc.edu/Telhan Raj Telhan, MD, MFA (he/him) is a physician and writer who works at the intersection of literature, medicine, and culture. He is a triple board-certified Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine and serves as a Contributing Editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review. Dr. Telhan is also the author of…

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Boyarsky Lecture (Duke): The Critical Need for Demographic Variation in Research Datasets

November 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Boyarsky Series on Bioethics & Social Justice Respecting Autonomy and Enabling Diversity: The Critical Need for Demographic Variation in Research Datasets Wed, November 10, 12:00-1:00pm Register here for the Zoom webinar. Promising advances in precision health and other kinds of big data research rely on large datasets to analyze correlations between genetic variants, behavior, environment, and outcomes to improve population health. But to ensure equitable access to scientific advances, datasets must include patients reflecting the demographic distribution of disease. This…

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Health Humanities Career Panel

November 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Health Humanities Career Panel Thursday, November 11 from 6:00-7:30pm on Zoom Register in advance at go.unc.edu/HHcareers  All UNC students, regardless of major, are welcome to attend our virtual panel with recent UNC alumni who have leveraged their training in health humanities toward exciting careers. Panelists will include: Katie Huber, MPH | Policy Analyst at Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy Brandon Rogers, MA | PhD Candidate in Communication at NCSU and Health Communications Specialist at Americares Manisha Mishra, MA | Senior Research Coordinator at NYU…

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January 2022

HHGR with Dr. Mara Buchbinder

January 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Mara Buchbinder January 20, 2022 at 4:00pm "Scripting Death: Stories of Assisted Dying in America" Register at go.unc.edu/Buchbinder Description: Dr. Buchbinder presents key findings from her new book about how the legalization of assisted dying is changing possibilities for choice and control at the end of life—and in doing so, changing the kind of event we understand death to be. Speaker: Mara Buchbinder, PhD is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Social Medicine,…

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LMCC Meeting

January 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Our LMCC meetings will take place on the last Wednesday of every month via Zoom: https://unc.zoom.us/j/99228197675. Readings and other relevant details will be announced via our site’s Announcements page. The schedule for Spring 2022 is: January 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm February 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm For any questions, please email LMCC co-directors, Paul Blom (paulblom@live.unc.edu) or Rachel Warner (warnerr@live.unc.edu).

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February 2022

LMCC Meeting

February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

LMCC meetings will now take place on the last Thursday of every month via Zoom: https://unc.zoom.us/j/99228197675. Readings and other relevant details will be announced via our site’s Announcements page. The revised schedule for Spring 2022 is: February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm About LMCC: The Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC) is an informal working group comprising undergraduate and graduate students along with a few faculty members. They typically meet once…

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March 2022

Health Humanities Career Panel

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Health Humanities Career Panel Tuesday, March 1 from 6:00-7:30pm on Zoom Register in advance at go.unc.edu/HHcareers  All UNC students, regardless of major, are welcome to attend our virtual panel with recent UNC alumni who have leveraged their training in health humanities toward exciting careers. Panelists will include: Natalie Deuitch, MS | Genetic Counselor at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Anne Feng | Medical Student at Harvard Medical School Maebelle Mathew | Medical Student at UNC School of Medicine and…

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OT and COTAD: Medical Providers with Disabilities

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Medical Providers with Disabilities: A Virtual Panel Discussion   Monday, March 7, 6:30-8:00 pm on Zoom   Registration: go.unc.edu/disability Hosted by: UNC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy & The Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity (COTAD) Hear from medical providers with disabilities as they share their lived experiences and benefits and challenges they’ve encountered as practitioners. Providers will include a pediatric neurologist, pediatric physiatrist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, and psychotherapist. Disabilities represented: neurodivergent, partially deaf, osteogenesis imperfecta, cerebral palsy, hemiparesis,…

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HHGR with Dr. Daniel Romero Suárez

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Daniel Romero Suárez March 9, 2022 at 4:00pm "What Can Poetry Tell Us About Disease? The Case of Latin American Cancer Author-Patients" Register at go.unc.edu/Suarez  Description: The study of the work of Latin American cancer author-patients will be the starting point to explore preliminary answers to the following questions:  What are some limitations of linear biomedical narratives? Is linearity compatible with precarious health experiences? How do Latin American poetic traditions insert past political violence in…

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HHGR with Dr. Emily Silverman

March 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Emily Silverman March 29, 2022 at 4:00pm Title TBD Register at go.unc.edu/Silverman Emily Silverman, MD is an internal medicine physician at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and creator of the medical storytelling live show and podcast, The Nocturnists.

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LMCC Meeting

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

LMCC meetings will will take place on the last Thursday of every month via Zoom: https://unc.zoom.us/j/99228197675. Readings and other relevant details will be announced via our site’s Announcements page. The revised schedule for Spring 2022 is: March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm About LMCC: The Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC) is an informal working group comprising undergraduate and graduate students along with a few faculty members. They typically meet once or twice every month and discuss…

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April 2022

HHGR with Dr. Ana Vinea

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Ana Vinea April 13, 2022 at 4:00pm "Psychiatry, Law, and Revolution: A View from Egypt” Register at go.unc.edu/Vinea Ana Vinea is an assistant professor in the Department of Asian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After she received a Ph.D. in anthropology from the City University of New York, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Society of Fellows, University of Michigan. She is an anthropologist of the Middle East working at the…

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Duke: Accompliceship Now! with Jen Deerinwater

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Join the Duke Disability Aliane on Zoom on Monday, April 18 from 4:00 - 5:15 pm EDT. Register in advance to receive the Zoom link.   This is an opportunity to learn what indigenous and crip wisdom can offer us in the ongoing climate crisis, from disabled Cherokee organizer and journalist, Jen Deerinwater!   Moderated by Marina Tsaplina. 

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LMCC Meeting

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

LMCC meetings will now take place on the last Thursday of every month via Zoom: https://unc.zoom.us/j/99228197675. Readings and other relevant details will be announced via our site’s Announcements page. About LMCC: The Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC) is an informal working group comprising undergraduate and graduate students along with a few faculty members. They typically meet once or twice every month and discuss a previously agreed upon reading over coffee and snacks. (Obviously, they’ll be meeting via Zoom this semester.) To get a…

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