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Literature & Medicine in Estonia

By Kris Clarke, Ph.D (Literature & Medicine facilitator in Fresno) I first learned about the intersection of literature and medicine when I heard Dr. Rita Charon speak at a narrative conference in Tampere, Finland in 2011. As a former English major turned social worker, the recognition that healing springs from listening …

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KQED’s Rachel Myrow Opens Our Journalism & Democracy Discussion

Journalism and Democracy in California San Jose State University Student Union Héctor Tobar, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Rob Kuznia, Pulitzer Prize winner journalist and writer Frances Dinkelspiel, author and journalists, co-founder of the local news site, Berkeleyside, Rachael Myrow, KQED South Bay Arts & Culture Reporter Rachael Myrow’s …

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Reflections of a Drought, Project Director Interview

Fresno County Public Library (FCPL), in partnership with Steve Thao, produced Reflections of a Drought, a 20 minute documentary that collects interviews from Fresno County residents and their experience with the current drought, which began in 2010. We spoke with Project Director, Jonathan Waltmire about the project. Tell us a little about …

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