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Jefferson Humanities & Health

Jefferson Humanities & Health supports student engagement in the arts and humanities to promote essential skills related to healthcare including close observation, critical thinking, communication and empathy.

Throughout the year, our programs highlight the social contexts of health and wellness, lived experiences of diverse individuals and communities, and self-care for health professionals.

Each academic year, the Jefferson Humanities Forum explores a thought-provoking theme from a wide range of perspectives. During the 2018-2019 academic year, the Jefferson Humanities Forum investigates the theme Fusion

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Throughout the year, forum events will inquire into aspects of Fusion, including:

  • Collaborations across disciplines resulting in new knowledge, methods and ways of knowing
  • Creative thinking at the intersection of broadly different fields and industries
  • Unconventional combinations of technique, style and perspective

Students are invited to complete the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending eight (8) Jefferson Humanities & Health events during the academic year and completing a portfolio of four (4) reflective essays in response. Registration for the 2018-2019 certificate program is now open.  

CLICK HERE to learn more and register for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate. 

Questions? Contact Megan Voeller, Director of Humanities, Megan.Voeller@jefferson.edu.  


Please Note: Jefferson Humanities & Health events are only open to students unless otherwise indicated.

Announcements

All Jefferson students and medical residents are encouraged to submit prose, poetry, art and photography to the annual literary and arts journal, Inside Out. The deadline to submit is February 1, 2019. Learn more and view last year's issue HERE.

Follow us! @JeffersonHumanities is the official instagram account of Jefferson Humanities & Health. We'll post about events, special programs, and all humanities-related events at Jefferson.

The Empathy Project, a collaboration between Jefferson and Lantern Theater Company initiated by Dr. Sal Mangione, seeks to foster empathy and tolerance for ambiguity among health professions students using the tools and techniques of the theatrical form. The project consists of a series of workshops designed to introduce Jefferson students and health professionals to the theatrical form, explore the basic tools of actors and playwrights, and guide them through the writing and staging of original short plays.

Spring 2019 Schedule

Mon., Jan. 28, 7-9:30 p.m.
Mon., Feb. 4, 7-9:30 p.m. 
Mon., Feb. 11, 7-9:30 p.m.  
Mon., Feb. 25, 7-9:30 p.m.  
Mon., Mar. 4, 7-9:30 p.m.
Mon., Mar. 18, 7-9:30 p.m.
Mon., Mar. 25, 7-9:30 p.m.
Mon., Apt. 15, 7-9:30 p.m.

Learn more

What will the next century look like as we tackle challenges in health care related to quality, access and cost? Jefferson invites you to consider this question in the 2100: A Health Odyssey writing competition! Submit an original science fiction short story exploring a brave, new world of medicine by December 1 for a chance to win $10,000. Learn more HERE

Jefferson students can take advantage of student discounts and pay-as-you-wish programs at many Philadelphia cultural organizations, including theaters and museums. For a select list of such programs, click here and scroll to Arts & Humanities. 

November

Friday, November 16, 3-9 p.m., Foerderer Auditorium, College Building

Open to all Jefferson students. Pre-registration is required HERE.

Have you considered getting involved with global health as part of your career? Come gain hands-on problem-solving experience through interactive small-group workshops co-led and developed by internationally renowned global health leaders and students across schools.

Topics will highlight innovations and problem areas in the global practice of:

  • Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
  • Disaster Relief Preparedness
  • Female, Maternal and Fetal Health
  • General Surgery
  • Addiction and Behavioral Health
  • Epidemic / Pandemic Management
  • Neurosurgery, Trauma and Emergency Care
  • Global Local Interventions

Dinner is provided. Followed by a Post-Conference Networking event from 9-10:30 p.m.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Monday, November 19, 12-1 p.m., Scott 200A

Reading: Rich, Nathaniel. “Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?” The New York Times Magazine, November 28, 2012. www.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/magazine/can-a-jellyfish-unlock-the-secret-of-immortality.html

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Creative Approaches to Self Care: From Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion
Monday, November 19, 5-7 p.m., Hamilton 224/225

Pre-registration required. Registration is available HERE.

We all have inner critics that compare how we are with how we think we should be. While this tendency to judge and evaluate ourselves can be a source of motivation, it can also undermine our sense of self-worth and make us feel “not good enough” in many areas of our lives. This workshop will focus on how to shift from viewing ourselves through a lens of criticism to a lens of compassion. We will utilize writing and music to challenge perfectionism and promote self-acceptance.

About Creative Approaches to Self Care:
In order to care effectively for others, we must first learn to care for ourselves. This interdisciplinary series, led collaboratively by 3 creative arts therapists and a poet, is designed to engage students in self-care practices that promote healthy stress management and burnout prevention. Workshops will address topics including how to cope with stress and anxiety, cultivate relaxation techniques, find balance and develop self-compassion.

Instructors: Sondra Rosenberg, ATR-BC; Rebekka Dietrich-Hartwell, DMT-BC, LPC; Adenike Webb, MMT, MT-BC; Cindy Savett

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event

Tuesday, November 20, 12-3 p.m., JAH Atrium

The Jefferson College of Nursing Poverty Simulation is open to all Jefferson students. Register HERE.

Did you know that 40% of children residing in Philadelphia live below the poverty line? (The poverty line is currently $24,600 per year for a family of four, and $16,240 for a family of two.) In addition, Philadelphia has the highest rate of deep poverty among large cities in the U.S. Deep poverty is defined as living below half of the poverty line, meaning that many families are living on less than $8-12,000 a year in Philadelphia. This experience of poverty has far reaching implications - even towards long term health and survival.  

JCN will be running a Poverty Simulation this fall and winter to expose students to the realities of living with a limited income. Students will work on teams to navigate a month in the life of particular families. Students are given a family structure to work within (kids, older parents, single parented etc), and a dollar amount for the month. Staff will be in the room to simulate the various tasks, government agencies and hurdles in daily life.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Monday, November 26, 12-1 p.m., Scott 200A

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Tuesday, November 27, 12-1 p.m., Eakins Lounge
Philadelphia Brass: BACH, BERNSTEIN and BRASS

Hailed by music critics and audiences alike, the award-winning Philadelphia Brass continues their 30th Anniversary season with music from J.S. Bach, Leonard Bernstein and Philadelphia’s own Kile Smith. Plus, no Philadelphia Brass performance would be complete without their trademark set of jazz standards to bring the concert to a rousing close!

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Wednesday, November 28, 12-1 p.m., BLSB 105/107

The Schwartz Rounds program is an international initiative that offers healthcare providers a regularly scheduled time to discuss the social and emotional issues they face in caring for patients and families. Every 4th Wednesday of the month, the Jefferson community has an opportunity to share their experiences, thoughts and feelings on thought-provoking topics drawn from actual patient case. By discussing these issues openly and honestly, future and current caregivers will be better able to make personal connections with patients and colleagues because they have greater insight into their own responses and feelings. Learn more about Schwartz Rounds HERE.

Lunch provided. Open to the Jefferson community. No registration required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

December

Monday, December 3, 12-1 p.m., JAH M23

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Wednesday, December 5, 12-1 p.m., Connelly Auditorium, Hamilton Building

This event is open to the public. Register here

Alan Lightman, who worked for many years as a theoretical physicist, is the author of six novels, including the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, as well as The Diagnosis, a finalist for the National Book Award. In 2018, he published two new books: Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine, about science, religion, and their different ways of knowing the world, and In Praise of Wasting Time. He is also the founder of the Harpswell Foundation, an organization devoted to the advancement of women in Southeast Asia.

After serving on the faculty of Harvard for a dozen years, Lightman moved to MIT, where he became the first person to receive a dual faculty appointment in the sciences and the humanities. His short story, “The Second Law of Thermodynamics,” was the first fiction published by the physics journal Physics Today, and his essay “In the Name of Love” was the first essay on that subject in the prestigious international science journal Nature. Elsewhere, his essays on science and the human condition have been published inThe AtlanticHarper’sThe New YorkerTin HouseThe New York Times, and many other places.

In astrophysics, Lightman has made fundamental contributions to our understanding of black holes, radiation processes at the centers of galaxies, and the foundations of Einstein’s theory of gravity. He is a past chair of the high-energy division of the American Astronomical Society and an elected fellow of the American Physical Society as well as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. At MIT, he has been the John Burchard Professor of Humanities and Senior Lecturer in Physics and is currently Professor of the Practice of the Humanities.

Lunch provided; first come, first served.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Creative Approaches to Self-Care: Transforming Mental and Emotional States
Monday, December 10, 5-7 p.m., Hamilton 224/225

Pre-registration required. Registration will be available HERE starting November 5.

When life gets stressful and the pressures of school, work and home life are piling up, it’s easy to get stuck in negative emotions and self-defeating thoughts. This workshop will utilize art and music to break up mental and emotional stuck points and introduce new ways of rejuvenating our spirits.

About Creative Approaches to Self Care:
In order to care effectively for others, we must first learn to care for ourselves. This interdisciplinary series, led collaboratively by 3 creative arts therapists and a poet, is designed to engage students in self-care practices that promote healthy stress management and burnout prevention. Workshops will address topics including how to cope with stress and anxiety, cultivate relaxation techniques, find balance and develop self-compassion.

Instructors: Sondra Rosenberg, ATR-BC; Rebekka Dietrich-Hartwell, DMT-BC, LPC; Adenike Webb, MMT, MT-BC; Cindy Savett

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Monday, December 10, 12-1 p.m., Scott 200A

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Friday, December 14, 8 p.m.
St. Luke and the Epiphany (330 S. 13th Street)

At the 42nd Annual Holiday Concert, The Thomas Jefferson University Choir and Orchestra present:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Missa Longa, Carols of the Season and Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus."

Conductor: Robert Thayer Sataloff, M.D., D.M.A
Associate Conductors: Margaret M. Baroody, M.M. and Michael Mahla, M.D.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Tuesday, December 18, 12-3 p.m., JAH Atrium

The Jefferson College of Nursing Poverty Simulation is open to all Jefferson students. Register HERE.

Did you know that 40% of children residing in Philadelphia live below the poverty line? (The poverty line is currently $24,600 per year for a family of four, and $16,240 for a family of two.) In addition, Philadelphia has the highest rate of deep poverty among large cities in the U.S. Deep poverty is defined as living below half of the poverty line, meaning that many families are living on less than $8-12,000 a year in Philadelphia. This experience of poverty has far reaching implications - even towards long term health and survival.  

JCN will be running a Poverty Simulation this fall and winter to expose students to the realities of living with a limited income. Students will work on teams to navigate a month in the life of particular families. Students are given a family structure to work within (kids, older parents, single parented etc), and a dollar amount for the month. Staff will be in the room to simulate the various tasks, government agencies and hurdles in daily life.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

January

Monday, January 14, 12-1 p.m., Scott 200A

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Inis Nua Reading Series: Medicine in Modern Life
Play reading: Fibres by Francis Poet
Monday, January 14, 7 p.m., Drake Theatres (302 South Hicks St.)

Inis Nua’s 2018--2019 Reading Series takes a look at how medical and scientific advances have shaped our lives. Exploring how we are affected by the illnesses we suffer, the treatment we receive, and the motivations of those who treat us, three very different stories show the problems created by some of the solutions of science and medicine. Learn More.

In Fibres, by Frances Poet, “Jack’s exposure to asbestos as a shipbuilder in 1970s Glasgow has shaped his family’s life for decades. Now his wife and daughter must each make their own peace with the consequences.”

No registration required. If you would like to receive Asano Certificate credit for attending this event, please e-mail Rebecca Harris (rebecca.e.harris@jefferson.edu) to confirm your attendance.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event. 

Tuesday, January 15, 12-1 p.m., Eakins Lounge
The Art of the Duo: violinist Diane Monroe and vibraphonist Tony Miceli

As with all relationships, friendships and collaborations the duo is often the most rewarding, intimate and challenging. Diane and Tony have been collaborating for the last 20+ years performing as a duo in concerts, clubs and festivals.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Monday, January 28, 12-1 p.m., Scott 200A

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

This week's Health Humanities Reading Group will focus on One Book, One Philadelphia--The Free Library of Philadelphia's signature event. One Book, One Philadelphia promotes literacy, library usage, and citywide conversation by encouraging the entire greater Philadelphia area to come together through reading and discussing a single book. At this special reading group, we'll be reading from this year's chosen book: Jesmyn Ward's award-winning novel Sing, Unburied, Sing.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Creative Approaches to Self Care: Managing Anxiety and Insecurity
Monday, January 28, 5-7 p.m., Jefferson Alumni Hall room M23

Pre-registration required.

This art and movement based workshop will directly address stress and anxiety management.  We will guide you through relaxation, meditation and breathing exercises that you can easily practice at home.  We will connect these embodied exercises with visual art that will be a comforting reminder of skills that are available to you.

About Creative Approaches to Self Care:
In order to care effectively for others, we must first learn to care for ourselves. This interdisciplinary series, led collaboratively by 3 creative arts therapists and a poet, is designed to engage students in self-care practices that promote healthy stress management and burnout prevention. Workshops will address topics including how to cope with stress and anxiety, cultivate relaxation techniques, find balance and develop self-compassion.

Instructors: Sondra Rosenberg, ATR-BC; Rebekka Dietrich-Hartwell, DMT-BC, LPC; Adenike Webb, MMT, MT-BC; Cindy Savett

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Tuesday, January 29, 12-1 p.m., Hamilton Lobby
Orchestra 2001: The Big Bang

Orchestra 2001’s percussion section steps out front to present a chamber program of contemporary music featuring over thirty different instruments. Music by American composers will display the diversity and evolution of their craft from the back of the orchestra to becoming modern, virtuoso performers who play a different instrument setup for every piece. Come see why percussionists put “the bling” into the modern orchestra.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

February

Gold Humanism Honor Society Annual Humanism in Medicine Conference: Maintaining Empathy, Mental Health, and Resilience in Our Communities 
Saturday, February 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hamilton Building

This is the fourth year Jefferson's Gold Humanism Honor Society medical student chapter will host the annual Humanism in Medicine conference to promote compassionate, collaborative and scientifically excellent care among student doctors. We collaborate with over 11 different medical schools throughout the Northeast region. It is a one day event that will include guest speaker series from both professionals as well as students and workshops based on our conference theme.  Our theme this year is Maintaining Empathy, Mental Health, and Resilience in Our Communities. In order to maintain one’s empathy and understanding of others, it is important to recognize one’s own emotional and psychological needs. In our 2019 conference, we wish to explore this concept in the context of medicine as well as in other disciplines in the community. By acknowledging mental health and wellbeing within us as future providers, we can more effectively be better clinicians and practice humanistic medicine. In addition, recognizing tools to improve one’s own emotional well-being will increase resilience when undoubtedly faced with hardship either through patient settings or within personal lives. In our conference, we wish to also explore how resilience is manifested and ways to improve resilience, not just within the medical community but also within our local communities. By learning from one another these important concepts of working on emotional well being, maintaining empathy for others, as well as building resilience, we can become better, more humanistic providers.

Lunch provided.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Monday, February 4, 12-1 p.m., Scott 200A

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Monday, February 4, 5-7:30 p.m., Hamilton Building, Connelly Auditorium and Lobby

As leaders it is essential to be able to communicate respectfully and effectively with others, understand one’s own biases, advocate for others, and effect change.  Take this unique opportunity to further develop and practice those skills through participating in this interactive experience which opens with a courtroom case that participants will not only witness but for which they will also serve as the jury. 

This nationally acclaimed interactive experience explores issues of race, class, religion, gender, and the law.  After witnessing the courtroom drama, participants will engage in a deliberation and facilitated discussion leading to a jury vote.  The Defamation Experience provides an opportunity to “engage in civil discourse about the most pressing issues of our day” and will challenge you to re-examine your perspectives and continue your personal growth and leadership journey.

Presenter:  The Defamation Experience (http://defamationtheplay.com/)

*Students may earn dual credit for both the Leadership LIVE certificate and the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Monday, February 11, 12-1 p.m., Scott 200A

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Creative Approaches to Self Care: Relaxation
Monday, February 11, 5-7 p.m., Jefferson Alumni Hall room M23

Pre-registration required.

We often think that doing nothing is relaxing, but we may not be truly allowing ourselves to rest and be restored. This music and movement based workshop will support deeper breathing and employ imagery and movement that will help participants experience a more grounded, calmer way of being.

About Creative Approaches to Self Care:
In order to care effectively for others, we must first learn to care for ourselves. This interdisciplinary series, led collaboratively by 3 creative arts therapists and a poet, is designed to engage students in self-care practices that promote healthy stress management and burnout prevention. Workshops will address topics including how to cope with stress and anxiety, cultivate relaxation techniques, find balance and develop self-compassion.

Instructors: Sondra Rosenberg, ATR-BC; Rebekka Dietrich-Hartwell, DMT-BC, LPC; Adenike Webb, MMT, MT-BC; Cindy Savett

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Tuesday, February 12, 12-1 p.m., Connelly Auditorium, Hamilton Building

Open to the public. Learn More

Kerry Brodie is founder and executive director of Emma’s Torch, a New York-based non-profit providing culinary training for refugees as a path to employment that affirms their cultural heritage and cuisine. Brodie began cooking at age five, under the watchful eyes of her grandmother. She is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education, where she won the Wusthof Award for Leadership, and holds degrees in Government from Johns Hopkins University and Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University.

Lunch provided; first come, first served.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Saturday, February 16, 8 p.m.
Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center (300 South Broad St.)

Pre-registration required.

We welcome back Esa-Pekka Salonen for a program of music that’s sure to win hearts, minds, and ears. There’s more to Richard Strauss’s Zarathustra than the few notes heard in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey: It’s a unique experience in the concert hall with orchestra and the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ. The Viola Concerto was one of Bartók’s last compositions. Principal Viola Choong-Jin Chang will effortlessly demonstrate why it’s become perhaps the most popular concerto for his instrument. Hear another side of Bartók’s music with the Miraculous Mandarin Suite, which caused a scandal at its premiere and was banned in Germany. The story it’s based on is a tad grotesque (a prostitute murdering her visitor); we promise nothing but glorious music in our presentation!

Monday, February 25, 12-1 p.m., Scott 200A

The Health Humanities Reading Group gathers weekly to think critically about health as it is understood through various disciplinary perspectives, social contexts and value systems. This ongoing program is open to students and faculty/staff, and offers an informal learning environment facilitated by participants. Each week, a brief reading is posted in advance on Blackboard within the Jefferson Humanities & Health organization, then discussed during the meeting. Participants may self-enroll in the Blackboard organization, or email Megan Voeller at megan.voeller@jefferson.edu to request the reading.

Lunch provided; first-come, first-served. No RSVP required.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.


*Events marked with an asterisk can be counted toward the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate for Jefferson students. 

Please note: Events are added to the calendar as they are confirmed. Please check regularly for additional events. 

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