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The Wake Forest University Humanities Institute’s Story, Health, & Healing Initiative Presents

A series on the intersections between healthcare and the arts.

“Fooling / Foiling the Past”
Featuring Special Guest
Ellen Rosenberg, Professor, UNCSA

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
5:30-8:00 p.m.
Room 5206
Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education

This series is sponsored by the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute, made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and with support from an Engaged Humanities Grant received by the university from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Ellen Rosenberg is a Professor in the Division of Liberal Arts at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She holds a PhD in English from Indiana University and an MFA in Acting from the University of South Carolina. She is a member of Actors Equity Association, with Off-Broadway performance experience and Yiddish theater experience, and has run workshops to educational, community, and theatre professional groups centered on devised performance and the use of ritual in theater.

You can click here to read more about her.

In this Narrative Medicine as Performance event, Dr. Rosenberg will lead participants in a workshop on performing personal stories, which will include elements of writing, drawing, performance, and mask work for reflection and healing. The event will conclude with a feedback session with refreshments.

There is no fee for this event, but space is limited, so please register below.

Questions? Call 336.758.4028 for more information.