Humanities Approaches to the Opioid Crisis Day 2

  • Starts: 9:00 am on Saturday, October 13, 2018
  • Ends: 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 13, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: The Crisis, Its Internal Language Introducer: Wendy Gordon, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor, Boston University School of Law Moderator: Richard Saitz, Professor, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health Panelists: Michael Botticelli, Boston Medical Center Executive Director of the Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine The Role of Personal Narrative in Changing Policy – When Science Is Not Enough Rafael Campo, Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Award-winning Poet Hurts So Good: Poetry in Response to the Opioid Crisis Eoin Cannon, Chief Speechwriter, City of Boston The Role of Storytelling in Addiction Recovery Jessica Miller, Chair, Department of Philosophy and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Interdisciplinary Programs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Maine Clinical Ethics and Substance Use Disorder: Autonomy, Trust, and Hope 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch (map of local restaurants will be provided) 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: The Crisis, Its History and Culture Introducer: James Uden, Associate Professor of Classical Studies, Boston University Moderator: Amy Appleford, Associate Professor of English and Director, Medieval Studies Program, Boston University Panelists: Susan Mizruchi, William Arrowsmith Professor in the Humanities, Director of the Center for the Humanities, and Professor of English, Boston University Democratizing Addiction: The Epic Ambitions of “Infinite Jest” and “Breaking Bad” John Rosenthal, Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative and President of Meredith Management Rethinking Police Work: Non-Arrest Pathways to Treatment and Recovery Benjamin Siegel, Assistant Professor of History, Boston University The International Origins of the US Opioid Crisis Paul Summergrad, Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor, Chair of Department of Psychiatry, and Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine The Second Arrow: Opioid Addiction and Mental Disorders *Panels in Alumni Auditorium. Coffee and tea served in Barristers Hall at the midpoint of both the morning and afternoon sessions. Tickets are not necessary but are strongly encouraged. Saturday reservation is valid for the morning panel, afternoon panel, or both.
BU School of Law Alumni Auditorium, 767 Commonwealth Avenue & Barristers Hall, 765 Commonwealth Avenue*
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