TITLE: Music and Grief: Clinical Perspective
SPEAKER: Kay Redfield Jamison
EVENT DATE: 2009/10/27
RUNNING TIME: 105 minutes
Series advisor Kay Redfield Jamison returns with a new presentation based on her forthcoming book, "Nothing Was the Same," a haunting meditation on mortality, grief and loss. She is joined by two other distinguished speakers: Ara Guzelimian, Provost and Dean of the Juilliard School, and J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD, Director, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The panelists delve into the distinctions between grief and depression, the consolations of music and literature, and crosscurrents related to arts and the brain.
Speaker Biography: Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her professional interests include mood disorders, suicide, and creativity and temperament. Her most recent publication is "Nothing Was The Same: A Memoir" (2009).
SERIES: Music and the Brain