This experiential seminar will provide an opportunity for students to explore how the arts and humanities have contributed to our knowledge of health and healing. Students will have an opportunity to reflect, create, perform, write, and analyze personal narratives while examining how these endeavors, including art and music therapy, can influence well-being. Faculty from various disciplines will serve as facilitators and invite students to explore how specific practices such as ceramics, mask-making, music, poetry, and theater can influence medical and personal practices and consequently one’s well-being.
To appreciate different disciplinary approaches to defining health and to identify challenges in medicine for which the arts and humanities can provide a useful lens or perspective.
Faculty Members Participating in this Year's Seminar: