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Christopher Brown: Summer Writing Grant Presentation

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Christopher Brown will give the second of three Summer Writing Grant Presentations at 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 26th in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium.

The Humanities Institute funds up to four competitive Summer Writing Grants for university faculty working in the humanities to complete or make significant progress on a manuscript for a monograph that is either under contract or in which a publisher has indicated written interest. Applications are open to all full-time faculty, with priority for two of the grants given to proposals submitted by tenure-track humanities faculty working on a first monograph.

Narrative Medicine as Performance with Ellen Rosenberg

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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

NARRATIVE MEDICINE AS PERFORMANCE
A new series of symposia on the intersections between healthcare and the arts.

Featuring Special Guest
Ellen Rosenberg, UNCSA

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
5:00-7:00 p.m.
The Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center
Wake Forest University

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. Additional support from IPLACe.

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 “scar stories,” which will include elements of writing, drawing, performance, and discussion.

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

Questions? Call 336.758.4028 for more information.

April Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2nd, 12:15-1:15pm
Room 5205 (Small Flat Classroom), Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
Reading: “Misery” by Anton Chekhov

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.

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.

Chanchal Dadlani: Summer Writing Grant Presentation

Monday, April 1, 2019

Chanchal Dadlani will give the last of three Summer Writing Grant Presentations at 3:00pm on Monday, April 1st in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium.

The Humanities Institute funds up to four competitive Summer Writing Grants for university faculty working in the humanities to complete or make significant progress on a manuscript for a monograph that is either under contract or in which a publisher has indicated written interest. Applications are open to all full-time faculty, with priority for two of the grants given to proposals submitted by tenure-track humanities faculty working on a first monograph.

May Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7th, 12:15-1:15pm
Room 5205 (Small Flat Classroom), Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
Reading:  “Trivia” by Matthew Fiander

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.

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.