Medical Humanities Fair

May 13, 2019, 3:00 pm3:00 pm


Event Description

The Medical Humanities Fair is presented by the Department of Anthropology together with the Humanities Council, the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship, and the Pace Center for Civic Engagement. Students will present their final course requirement for ANT/HUM240 Medical Anthropology course, either by showing their artistic project or presenting their research on poster. The course draws from medical anthropological approaches in dialogue in history, journalism, literature, philosophy, religion, film and visual arts to understand the cross-cultural significance of medicine and present-day struggles for wellbeing in the United States and comparatively.

Community partners for this project are:
- Arts Council of Princeton
- New Jersey Council for the Humanities
- Urban Mental Health Alliance
- Gente y Cuentos / People and Stories
- Send Hunger Packing Princeton (SHUPP)
- University Health Center and Office of the Architect
- Housing Initiative of Princeton (HIP)
- Hyacinth AIDS Foundation
- Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS)

  • Humanities Council
  • Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship
  • Pace Center for Civic Engagement