Workshops and Events
Upcoming events for the Division of Narrative Medicine
March Narrative Medicine Rounds with Jens Brockmeier
For our March rounds we are thrilled to welcome Jens Brockmeier, Ph.D., a scholar of philosophy, psychology, and linguistics/literary theory, and professor at The American University of Paris. Dr. Brockmeier will speak to us on the question of the resiliency of the self, in a talk titled “How resilient is the self? A hermeneutic look at an unresolved question.”
If Dreams Were Lightning: Rural Healthcare Crisis
The Division of Narrative Medicine is co-sponsoring an upcoming event by the Columbia School of the Arts titled “If Dreams Were Lightning: Rural Healthcare Crisis.” A screening of the powerful short documentary If Dreams Were Lightning: Rural Healthcare Crisis, which focuses on patients trying to get help in healthcare deserts as rural hospitals close. Followed by a conversation between the film’s Writer and Director, Film Professor Ramin Bahrani (CC '96) and Wafaa El-Sadr, Executive Vice President, Columbia Global; Director, ICAP at Columbia University; Director, Columbia World Projects; University Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine; Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health. Introduction by Sarah Cole, Interim Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts and Parr Professor of English and Comparative Literature.
Narrative Intersections: Communicating Across Differences, April 26-28 2024
Join us in-person for an immersive and intimate weekend basic narrative medicine workshop at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York featuring distinguished guest speakers and a special thematic focus on communicating across differences and the complex intersections of healthcare and community!