Leslie Jamison, New York Times-bestselling author of The Empathy Exams joined us on Thursday, March 19 at noon in 011 Old Chem in conversation with Jehanne Gheith, Associate Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, MSW and Lauren Henschel, Duke senior and documentary photographer.
Gheith and Henschel brought Jamison's work into conversation with their respective disciplines in an exploration of how we document, inhabit, and care for the pain of others.
Henschel’s photos were also be on display at FSP for viewing in advance and during the discussion, beginning Wednesday, March 4.
Jamison also gave a public talk on Wednesday, March 18 as part of a new visiting writers series organized by The Kenan Institute for Ethics and the Center for Documentary Studies. For more information: http://kenan.ethics.duke.edu/blog/leslie-jamison-the-empathy-exams-mar-18/.