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Wake Forest Humanities Instit Sympos: HerStories: Breast Cancer Narr.

HerStories: Breast Cancer Narratives and Counter-Narratives. An Interdisciplinary Symposium Sponsored by the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute with Programming Partners WFU Center for Bioethics, Health and Society and WFU Women’s and Gender Studies Program. See:
When Mar 01, 2013 05:00 PM to
Mar 02, 2013 05:00 PM
Where Wake Forest SOM Babcock Aud & Wake Forest Univ, Benson 401
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This interdisciplinary symposium provides speakers and attendees opportunity to share academic and experiential knowledge and to engage in dialogue about breast cancer, specifically in relation to breast cancer narratives and narrative medicine. In addition to keynote addresses by Rita Charon (Columbia University), Kathryn Montgomery (Northwestern University) and Amy Boesky (Boston College), the symposium will feature faculty from Wake Forest College, the Wake Forest School of Medicine, and the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society, as well as faculty from Oregon State University, University of North Carolina Greensboro, and Princeton University. These faculty members will serve as participants on three interdisciplinary panels: Breast Cancer Patients and Physicians (Roundtable Discussion), Breast Cancer and Performance Narratives, and Theorizing Breast Cancer Narratives.


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