Health Humanities Senior, Sujal Manohar, reflects on time at Duke and on being a recipient of the Hart Fellowship

Interviewed by Cuquis Robledo | Interview transcribed by Amber Delgado **This article has been edited since it’s posting*** “I’ve always been interested in doing art that can raise awareness about health issues and also reduce stigma. I think art is a great conversation starter and can increase dialogue about things that people wouldn’t have started[…]

Opportunity for Summer Funding for Humanities Doctoral Students

Scope of work The Health Humanities Lab Graduate Assistants will work with the lab manager and co-directors on various tasks related to the development of an integrated curriculum in the health humanities and disability studies. The curriculum will include three components: teaching, research, and service – community building and student wellness initiatives. Tasks will include[…]

Reflection on Expressive Writing for Covid-19

This series is supported by Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Expressive writing is a beautiful methodology for “writing down the bones”, especially these days. Dee Stribling, participant By Cuquis Robledo As classes transitioned online back in March, a majority of Duke’s campus events had to either be postponed, cancelled, or moved to an online space.[…]

Health Humanities and COVID-19, an interview with Bryan Rusch

By: Arthi Kozhumam My life requires a lot of accommodations and advocacy and getting help, that’s just the nature of disability. In a situation like this, where I feel familiar, it’s my turn to advocate for and accommodate others. It’s about having people with you and in spirit that I think is one of the[…]

Expressive Writing Workshops for Sexual and Reproductive Health: participants needed for study

Tldr: Are you a female-identifying or gender nonbinary Duke undergraduate? Are you interested in exploring how sexual and reproductive health and therapeutic writing intersect? Or do you just want to earn $50? The Duke Calla Campaign is looking for undergraduates over the age of 18 to participate in a 4-week long series of expressive writing[…]

A bushel of radishes, both white and red. There's a sticker that says these radishes were grown at West Point on the Eno.

Stories from Root Causes: Fresh Produce Program – a photo essay

Check out undergrad Sophia Li’s photo essay on chronic health patients at Duke Outpatient Clinic who are food insecure. This photo essay ties in the topic of Narrative Medicine with Chronic Health.  By Sophia Li “Stories from Root Causes: Fresh Produce Program” is a series of short written vignettes combined with photographs that captures my[…]