Fulbright Scholar lectures on mental illness, March 9-10

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Fulbright Scholar lectures on mental illness, March 9-10

Postby mtav » Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:10 pm

Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Anna Ovaska, a doctoral researcher from the University of Helsinki, Finland, will present a series of public, free lectures:

"Broken Narratives and the Power of Words: the Value of Stories of Mental Illness" from 2-4 p.m.
Thursday, March 9, at the Kremen Education building (Room 193)

Student roundtable on first-person narrated stories of mental illness
10-11 a.m., Friday, March 10 in Professional Human Services (Room 110)

"Stories of Mental Illness: Narrating and Sharing Experiences"
1-3 p.m., Holistic Cultural and Education Wellness Center (4867 E. Kings Canyon Rd.)

Through her work, Ovaska investigates the ways experiencing, detecting and diagnosing psychiatric disorders become tied together in fiction, and how stories can challenge the ways mental disorders are conceived.

For more information, contact Kris Clarke at kclarke@csufresno.edu.
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