October

The Humanities Have What Medicine Needs with Rita Charon

News Story: October 1, 2018

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The Office of Sponsored Programs, the Human Journey Colloquia Series and the National Endowment for the Humanities will present Rita Charon, M.D., founder of Narrative Medicine, via live feed from Washington, D.C., on Monday, October 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for Healthcare Education’s TBL lecture hall (S116), 4000 Park Avenue in Bridgeport. She will present her talk, “To See the Suffering: The Humanities Have What Medicine Needs.” Free and open to the public. Rita Charon, scholar, physician and originator of the burgeoning field of narrative medicine, will deliver the 2018 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, the highest honor the federal government bestows for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities.