Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn

Fall 2021 Schedule

Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn Online Sessions

Wednesday, September 15th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “At the End of Life, a Secret” by Reginald Dwayne Betts
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Wednesday, October 13th
12:00-1:15pm
Podcast: The Nocturnists: Black Voices in Healthcare: Episode 6: Becoming
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Wednesday, November 10th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “The Old Baby” by Elizabeth Crowder
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Wednesday, December 15th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “The Universe as Primal Scream” by Tracy K. Smith and “Coffee Break” by Kwame Dawes
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Summer 2021 Schedule

Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn Online Sessions

Thursday, June 24th
12:00-1:15pm
Readings:
Poems: “After an Illness, Walking the Dog” by Jane Kenyon and “Emerald Spider Between Rose Thorns” by Dean Young
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Thursday, July 29th
12:00-1:15pm
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Thursday, August 19th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “Broken” by Ramya Sampath
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Spring 2021 Schedule

Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn Online Sessions

Thursday, January 28th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “Poison” by Sarah Manguso
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https://wakeforest-university.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvdumsqzkuH9OrxxrOdaRUg0QoQmBNTihw

Thursday, February 25th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “A Gullah Woman Comes to Clinic” by Ethan Stonerook
Featuring a conversation with the author!
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https://wakeforest-university.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMocO6przwiE9WSzRDI4zqgUvtE4_R-f8Lb

Thursday, March 25th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “Face Time” by Lorrie Moore
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https://wakeforest-university.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lcOmgpjstGNy7iaZtOtv-RtPSYqA2kazr

Thursday, April 29th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “Perhaps the World Ends Here” by Joy Harjo
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https://wakeforest-university.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtd-qvpjMiHNTRhrgqFejNS_CVTJSgt1Ka

Fall 2020 Schedule

Thursday, September 24th
12:00-1:15pm
Readings: “Try to Praise the Mutilated World” by Adam Zagajewski and “won’t you celebrate with me” by Lucille Clifton
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https://wakeforest-university.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcodO6vrTsqGNJprG81405Qf5SmPh31h63v

Thursday, October 29th
12:00-1:15pm
Reading: “Numb” by Nikhil Barot
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https://wakeforest-university.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlc–uqTkqHdVrDfzzfxgszKRJkHk5O_TR

Thursday, December 3rd
12:00-1:15pm
Reading (audio recording): “Too Long, Too Short” by Jay Baruch
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https://wakeforest-university.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkduutrT8vG9dvTP4c4G7RdXa6hPKCbDcN

Please feel free to share the registration information with your students and colleagues. You can register at any point up until the start of the session.

As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Aimee Mepham, Associate Director, at mephamam@nullwfu.edu.

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