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A Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Health, Disability, and Healthcare

November 11-12, 2016 Hyde Hall, Institute for Arts & Humanities



The Health and Humanities Exchange (HHEX) will give recognition to the wealth of cross-disciplinary research and education initiatives at UNC and in the North Carolina region. Events at HHEX will include:

  • An interactive lecture/workshop on how training in theater and the arts can contribute to medical education and clinical practice
  • Presentations from scholars across campus, including anthropologists, literary scholars, philosophers, medical doctors, and more!
  • A roundtable on pedagogy
  • An interdisciplinary student research workshop
  • A panel presentation on initiatives at Duke, Wake Forest, Lenoir Rhyne, and NC State

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This event is made possible by generous support from the Consortium for Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) and other sponsors, including: Fostering InterSchools disciplinary Research Explorations (FIRE) Grant, the of Nursing and Social Work, Departments of Social Medicine and Women’s and Gender Studies, The Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, UNC Center for Bioethics, The Center for Genomics and Society, and Institute for the Arts and Humanities. Photos courtesy of the UNC Multimedia Lab