Webinar: The Role of Humanities in a Time of Pandemic
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 4:00-5:00pm CST
This webinar offers insights from grant-supported projects in the humanities and humanistic social sciences that examine individuals’ stories regarding their own, lived experiences during a pandemic. We create a dialogue between these humanities projects and the scholarship and clinical experiences of medical doctors during COVID-19, which include considerations of empathy and global health humanities education. Join us and participate in this dynamic, cross-disciplinary conversation as these scholars present perspectives from the humanities and medical fields on the lived experience of patients, community members, and practitioners during a pandemic.
Quentin Eichbaum, Professor and Program Director, Vanderbilt University Medical Center "Conceptualizing Health Humanities Programs in Low Resource Settings (in Africa)"
Jessica Howell, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research | Texas A&M University "The Stories of Epidemics: Oral Histories and Ebola"
Charles-Antoine Barbeau, M.A. Sociology, MD/PhD Candidate | Université de Sherbrooke "Holding a Mirror up to Society: Empathy and Social Resilience in Pandemic Times"
Srividya Ramasubramanian, Professor of Communication and Presidential Impact Fellow | Texas A&M University “The ‘Quarantined Across Border’ Project: Immigrant Voices, Shared Sense-Making, and Collective Healing in a Pandemic"
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This event is presented in partnership with the Consortium of Universities for Global Health