Telling Stories, Revealing Narratives:
Perspectives on Illness and Care
Podcasts from this event, as well as a list of additional resources, will be posted on this website shortly.
The UW Department of Philosophy and the Program on Values in Society present a daylong interdisciplinary symposium addressing the role of narrative in medicine and ethics.
A copy of the symposium flyer can be found here.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10 - 11:30
Hilde Lindemann, PhD, Michigan State University, Philosophy
(Author of Damaged Identities, Narrative Repair and editor of Stories and Their Limits: Narrative Approaches to Bioethics.”)
Talk Title: “5 Things to Do with Stories”
Commentator: Josephine Ensign DrPH (UW Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing)
Cheryl Mattingly, PhD, University of Southern California,
Anthropology and Occupational Science and Therapy
(Author of The Paradox of Hope: Journeys Through a Clinical Borderland, and Healing Dramas and Clinical Plots: The Narrative Structure of Experience).
Talk Title: "The Contested Creation of a Machine Baby: Moral Debate From a Narrative Perspective"
Commentator: Stephanie Cooper MD (Swedish Medical Center, Specialty in Cardiology)
Vincent Lam, MD, University of Toronto
(Author of Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures)
Talk Title: “Narrative Medicine – Who Needs Stories in an Age of Evidence?”
Commentator: Janelle Taylor PhD (UW Department of Anthropology)
Final comments from our panel of speakers.
Reception to follow.
UW South Campus Center, Room 316
This symposium was made possible by support from the Rabinowitz Endowment for Medical Ethics and contributions from the UW Department of Bioethics and Humanities.
Limited parking will be available in the South Campus Center Garage (S1) for a day fee of $15, but may only be available to those who arrive early. We encourage attendees to consider taking the bus or other transportation options to avoid parking hassles.
To find parking:From SR-520 eastbound or westbound, take the Montlake Blvd. exit. Turn north on Montlake Blvd. and continue north toward Husky Stadium. For parking in the south campus center garage, turn left from Montlake Blvd. on to NE Pacific Street. Continue on Pacific to 15th Ave. NE, and turn left (south). At the bottom of 15th Ave. NE, bear left onto NE Boat Street, and look for campus gatehouse #6. Stop there to purchase a parking permit, and get directions for the south campus center.
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