Creating Space HEALTH HUMANITIES Conference

Creating Space 13: Deadline for proposals extended to January 31

The deadline for submitting proposals for Creating Space 13 has been extended to January 31.

Creating Space 13, the annual conference of the Canadian Association for Health Humanities, will take place on April 13 and 14 in Quebec City. The 2023 theme is: For a sustainable pedagogy of the health humanities: Transdisciplinary and transcultural perspectives.

The conference will feature two plenary speakers: Lisa Boivin, interdisciplinary artist and doctoral student at the Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Toronto, and Jean Désy, doctor, teacher at the Faculty of Medicine of Laval University, surveyor of the Far North and writer.

The conference programme will include a plenary performance on the evening of April 13 on the theme of arts and care, with a focus on traditional knowledge in its relationship to care and, in particular, the knowledge of the First Nations. The performance will feature artist Andrée Lévesque-Sioui and a group of artists from Quebec and other provinces of Canada.

Registration is open. You must be a member of CAHH to attend Creating Space. Join or renew your membership online.

Creating Space 13 will be held in conjunction with the International Congress on Academic Medicine (ICAM), Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada. For information on reserving hotel accommodations for Creating Space 13, visit the ICAM website.

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