Wesleyan College and Georgia Humanities present The first of several virtual lecture series. Introductory panel discussion: The Art and Science of Empathy
An introductory panel discussing what empathy is from an art, scientific, and psychological perspective and how it can be a tool to communicate through art.
Panelists: Karleen Gardner, deputy director for learning and engagement at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Elif M. Gokcigdem, Ph.D., founder, Empathy-Building Through Museums & author, “Fostering Empathy Through Museums” and “Designing for Empathy”; Zorana Pringle, Ph.D., senior research scientist and director of the creativity and emotions lab at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Free and open to the public.
The virtual lecture series: The Art of Empathy serves as a timely and important catalyst for healing and connecting on our campus and in the greater central Georgia community and beyond. Through this series we can better understand how empathy can be used as a powerful tool to expand emotional intelligence, tolerance, and community wellbeing. Other lecture dates this fall: Science of Empathy: October 20 / 7:00 PM; Art as Empathy, November 17 / 7:00 PM.
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