Public keynote presentation | Transmuting Transgenerational Trauma: Dementia, Storytelling, and Healing
Speaker: Dana Walrath (Vermont) | Introduction by Susan Merrill Squier, Penn State (US) | Followed by a reception at Schlegel Graduate School
A writer, artist and anthropologist, Dana Walrath likes to cross borders and disciplines with her work. After years of using stories to teach medical students at University of Vermont’s College of Medicine, she turned to writing her own. Her award winning verse novel, Like Water on Stone, was completed during the year she spent as a Fulbright Scholar in Armenia. Her graphic memoir series, Aliceheimer’shas brought her throughout North America and Eurasia to speak about the role of comics in healing including talks at TEDx Battenkill and TEDx Yerevan. Her recent essays have appeared in Slate and Foreign Policy.
Zeit & Ort
13.09.2018 | 19:30
Freie Universität | Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School | Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195, Berlin | Room JK 32/102