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Media and Mental Health Symposium: Exploring Contemporary Representations of Madness, Melancholy and Trauma in Film and Television

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When: Saturday, May 27, 2023
All day  

Where: Abbott Hall, Room 203, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Kate Erskine  

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Sponsor: Pritzker Pucker Studio Lab

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Join us for this three-day symposium hosted by the Remaking Media and Mental Health Across Cultures Northwestern Buffett Global Catalyst Grant Group—which includes Rebecca Seligman, Peter Locke, Dave Tolchinsky and Kate Erskine—and the Northwestern Pritzker Pucker Studio Lab for the Promotion of Mental Health via Cinematic Arts, and supported by the Northwestern University Office of the Provost's N. W. Harris Lecture Fund.


12:00 p.m. | Northwestern Pritzker Pucker Studio Lab Student Film Screenings 
Pizza and soft drinks will be served.

1:30 p.m. | Industry Discussion with AJ Christian and Dave Tolchinksy

3:00 p.m. | Reading of "Sick" and Discussion with Screenwriter and Playwright Zayd Dohrn


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