Tag: The Artist Speaks

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January 27, 2017

Join Us for a Conversation With Samuel Shem

October 6, 2016

The Art of Memory: A Performance of Poetry and Prose from the Bellevue Literary Review

The Division of Medical Humanities presents: The Art of Memory: A Performance of Poetry and Prose from the Bellevue Literary Review Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 6pm NYU Langone Medical Center, Alumni Hall B Auditorium More information: info@BLReview.org | 212-263-3973 | www.BLReview.org The BLR is a journal of humanity and […]
May 5, 2016

Rx: Literature | A Reading to Celebrate Bellevue Literary Review's 30th Issue

PLEASE JOIN US Monday, May 16th | 6pm Bellevue Hospital, 462 First Avenue at 28th St. - Chapel Hall Our readers: Sonni Aun had the great fortune of growing up all over the world and is now a painter and writer in New York City. She holds a BA in […]
April 5, 2016

States of Grace: From Doctor to Patient and Back Again

Katie Grogan, DMH, MA and Tamara Prevatt, MA, Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine, NYU School of Medicine           Dr. Grace Dammann at States of Grace film screening and talkback, NYULMC     Before the accident, Dr. Grace Dammann was a caregiver through and through, in […]
March 29, 2016

NYU Center for Humanities Event Imagining Illness: Pulitzer Prize Winners on Truth and Fact in Narrative David Oshinsky and Paul Harding

By J. Russell Teagarden On a recent winter's evening, Pulitzer Prize winners David Oshinsky and Paul Harding appeared together at the NYU Center for Humanities in an event cosponsored by the NYU Division of Medical Humanities and the Bellevue Literary Press. Erika Goldman, the publisher and editorial director of the […]
March 23, 2016

Cortney Davis - When the Nurse Becomes a Patient: A Story in Words and Images

NYU Langone Medical Center welcomed author/painter Cortney Davis to the Smilow gallery for the opening of "When the Nurse Becomes a Patient." Laura Ferguson's interview with Ms. Davis appears here. Exhibition presented at the NYU Langone Medical Center Art Gallery by the Art Program and Collection. Photo: Art Program and […]
January 29, 2016

Drawing the Human Heart

This video is adapted from a presentation delivered by our Art Editor, Laura Ferguson, at the 2015 conference of the American Society for Bioethics + Humanities.
August 17, 2015

Rediscovering a history of trauma: An interview with Dr. Annita Sawyer

Dr. Annita Sawyer is a psychologist and the author of several essays, stories, and a memoir titled Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass, which was published in May 2015. In 1960, however, Dr. Sawyer was battling mental illness and thoughts of suicide. She was institutionalized and underwent 89 electroshock treatments. Although traumatized […]
June 9, 2015

Cortney Davis - When the Nurse Becomes a Patient: A Story in Words and Images (Part II)

(Kent State University Press, 2015) [Editor's Note: This is Part II of a dialogue between author and painter Cortney Davis and our Art Editor Laura Ferguson. Part I can be read here.] Laura: I'd love to know more about your studio process. I see that some of the pieces are […]
June 2, 2015

Cortney Davis - When the Nurse Becomes a Patient: A Story in Words and Images - Part I

A dialogue with Art Editor Laura Ferguson Carol Donley, in her annotation of Cortney's book in the LitMed Database, writes that "the vivid paintings speak for themselves, and they add a different way of knowing not available through words." As an artist whose work explores the experiences of her own […]

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