Making Sense: Beauty, Creativity, and Healing

Making Sense: Beauty, Creativity, and Healing


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433125966
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 05/22/2015
Pages: 265
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Bandy Lee (M.D.; M.Div.) is a violence studies specialist and painter. She currently teaches students representing prisoners and asylum seekers through Yale Law School as a faculty member of the School of Medicine. As a painter, her activities have spanned from co-founding the DDB Gallery in New York City, to exhibiting her own work in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.
Nancy Olson (M.D.) is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Coordinator of the Muriel Gardiner Program for Psychoanalysis and the Humanities at Yale University, and a graduate of the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis. Before obtaining her medical degree, she studied art history at Wellesley and Yale.
Thomas P. Duffy (M.D.) is Professor of Medicine/Hematology and Director of the Medical Humanities and the Arts Program at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a Fellow at the Whitney Humanities Center and is an Ethicist Scholar in the Yale Interdisciplinary Bioethics Center. The Humanities Program fosters the intersection of the arts and humanities with a yearlong lecture series, theatrical productions, exhibitions, literature and writing seminars, a Medical Symphony, in addition to art classes.

Table of Contents

Contents: Elaine Scarry: Beauty and the Pact of Aliveness – Katy Martin/Linda Cummings: Beauty, Longing, and Fear – Kate St. Amand: Thoughts on the Colloquium on Beauty – Leon Golub: Extraterrestrial Beauty: Science of the Sun – Frank O’Cain: Moon Poems – Elaheh Kheirandish/Hormoz Goodarzy: From the ‘Full Moon’ to the ‘Subservient Sun’: Expressions of Beauty and Creativity in Persian Poetry and Calligraphy – Florian Forestier: Beauty and the Experience of Creation – Richard Kearney: Writing Trauma: Narrative Catharsis in Homer, Shakespeare, and Joyce – Anne Bernard Kearney/Simone Kearney: The Power of Art – Kofi George: From the Battlefield – Yoo Sung Lee/Xéna Lee: The Beauty of Hangeul Calligraphy – Anne Davenport: A Vocation for Light – Frank O’Cain: A Day Before Painting – Janice Perry: Making Sense of Making Sense: Healing Hands – Rosalyn Cama: Art and Beauty – Stephen Kellert: Nature as a Source for Human Healing – Brandon Cuffy: Neural Proxies: Designing Environments that Can Heal – Gabriele Sofia: Theater, Creativity, and Therapy – Lorna Collins: On Jean Frémiot and His Photographic Work with Adolescents – Sunny Schwartz: Creativity and Innovation in the Fight to Restore Justice to All – Ruth Morgan: Socially Engaged Art and the Mechanics of Civic Life – Sean Kernan: Early Childhood for Adults: Ways Back to Creativity, Beauty, and Possibly Healing – Evie Lindemann: Mandalas as Spiritual Medicine.

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