The Colleges of the Arts, of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and of Education and Human Services at Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA, are hosting the Second International Health Humanities Conference on August 9-11, 2012.
In accordance with the interdisciplinary nature of the Health Humanities, the participation of colleagues from music, other arts disciplines, the humanities, and clinical health backgrounds who wish to join in an exploration concerning the various relationships among music, health, and humanity is encouraged. Also, individual and group (colloquium) presentations addressing theory, practice, and/or research (in progress or completed), concerning questions and issues pertinent to the conference theme are encouraged.
Keynote participants include Joel Thome, Grammy Award Winning and Pulitzer-Prize Nominated Modern Composer; Chris Pepino, film maker of the award-winning documentary Inside the Perfect Circle: The Odyssey of Joel Thome; and Benedikte Scheiby, Music Therapist from the Institute of Music and Neurologic Function, a member of CenterLight Health System, Beth Abraham Family of Health Services. Keynote participants will also include Dr. Paul Crawford, Professor of Health Humanities, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, and Dr. Brian Brown, Reader in Health Communication, De Montfort University.
Final call for papers deadline is June 15. More information on the conference and programme can be found here.Benedikte Scheiby, Brian Brown, Chris Pepino, Health Humanities conference, Joel Thome, Montclair university, Paul Crawford