Dear Friends–Please join me!–Donna
Humanities Forum continues with ‘Poetry and Medicine’
Poet Donna Pucciani is the next featured presenter for the 2015 Health Sciences Humanities Forum. Continuing the theme for this year’s series, “Courage,” Pucciani’s program is titled “Poetry and Medicine: Poems on the Human Condition.”
Pucciani’s poetry has been published on four continents in such diverse journals as International Poetry Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, The Pedestal, nebu[lab], Italian Americana, Journal of the American Medical Association, Poetry Salzburg, Shichao Poetry, Istanbul Literary Review and Christianity and Literature. Her poetry has been translated into Chinese, Japanese and Italian, and has won awards from the Illinois Arts Council and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, among others. She has been nominated five times for the Pushcart Prize and currently serves as vice president of the Poets’ Club of Chicago.
“Poetry and Medicine: Poems on the Human Condition” will be presented noon-1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in Niehoff 0505.
The HSD Humanities Forum is a showcase in which distinguished speakers with uniquely informed health sciences perspectives lead a discussion of ways that methods and materials of the humanities can be applied in transformative health care.
All faculty, students, and staff are invited to join this invigorating exchange, sponsored by the Health Sciences Library and Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy of Loyola University Chicago.
The final Humanities Forum event for the season will be “The Quiet Rescuer: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany,” featuring Charlotte Bonelli, director of the American Jewish Committee Archives, noon-1 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in Stritch (Cuneo Center) 160.
For more information, contact HSL@LUC.edu.