Symposium | States of Health: Visualizing Illness and Healing

Title

Symposium | States of Health: Visualizing Illness and Healing

Date
Friday, November 15, 2019
Time
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location
McCosh 46

Responding to the exhibition States of Health, panelists discuss how artists have addressed disease, responded to mental illness, and explored the complexities of care. Speakers include João Biehl, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology and Co-Director, Program in Global Health and Health Policy; Jhumpa Lahiri, Professor and Director, Program in Creative Writing; Elena Fratto, assistant professor in Slavic Languages and Literatures; Bonnie Bassler, Squibb Professor and Chair, Molecular Biology; Anna Arabindan-Kesson, assistant professor in Art History and African American Studies; Judith Hamera, professor of Dance; and the artist and psychiatrist Eric Avery. A reception in the Museum will follow.

Download the symposium program