Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn

All remaining Spring 2020 Story, Health, & Healing events have been cancelled. If you have any questions, please contact Aimee Mepham at You may also visit WFU’s Coronavirus website for more information on event cancellations.

Spring 2020 Schedule
Participants will receive location information when they register.

Tuesday, January 7th, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Reading: “How Do I Remember Her as Just a Girl and Not the Dying Girl?” by Evelyn Lai.

Tuesday, February 4th, 12:15-1:15pm
Reading: “Recognition” by Ben Lerman, Season 1, Episode 1 of the podcast The Nocturnists.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 12:15-1:15pm
Reading: “Monet Refuses the Operation” by Lisel Meuller and “Deaf Night at O’Donnell’s” by Art Nahill

Tuesday, April 7th, 12:15-1:15pm
Readings: “The Final Frontier” by Michael Chabon

Parking Recommendations: street parking; the public parking deck bordered by 4th, 5th, Chestnut, and Church; parking in the P8 overflow lot (see map linked here).

Reynolda Campus Students, Staff, and Faculty are encouraged to take the Wake Downtown Shuttle.

Narrative Medicine: Lunch & Learn is a monthly, informal workshop group to introduce any interested students, staff, and faculty (pre-health, liberal arts, PA, medical, CRNA, bioethics) to the principles of narrative medicine. Workshops focus on close reading and reflective writing. Lunch will be provided.

Facilitator: Aimee Mepham, MFA, Assistant Director of the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute.