The Second International Health Humanities Conference - Music, Health and Humanity

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  The Second International Health Humanities Conference - Music, Health, and Humanity
  August 9, 2012
  August 11, 2012
  University Hall, Conference Center
The Colleges of the Arts, of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and of Education and Human Services at Montclair State University, are hosting the Second International Health Humanities Confhttp://alumniconnections.com/olc/filelib/MNT/email/Library/University-Hall.giference. The keynote participants will include Joel Thome, Grammy Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-nominated modern composer; Chris Pepino, film maker of the award-winning documentary Inside the Perfect Circle: The Odyssey of Joel Thome; and, Benedikte Scheiby, music therapist from the Institute of Music and Neurologic Function, a member of CenterLight Health System, Beth Abraham Family of Health Services. Keynote participants will also include Dr. Paul Crawford, professor of Health Humanities, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, and Dr. Brian Brown, Reader in Health Communication, De Montfort University. The conference opening will feature special guest Kate Pierson of the band B-52s. The B-52s have been advocates for many causes in their 35 years of touring including human rights, animal rights and the right to dance and party. Information on additional guests and speakers will be announced shortly. Admission: Free. Registration required. For more information: http://www.montclair.edu/university_calendar/eventdisplay.php?EventID=19166 or montclair.edu/health-humanities-conference/index.php.