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November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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with Carla Stillwagon, Kiersten Gallagher and Erin Price, LICSW, OSW-C
Welcome to “Read with Smith Center,” a community of book lovers diving in to current and relevant book material.
For our November session, we will be reading Illness as a Metaphor by Susan Sontag.
Read the description from bookshop.org:
We will discuss the entire book (87 pages) during the session. (please note that there is a 2001 edition that includes an entire section on AIDS which we will not be reading). Please join us for a lively discussion, no matter how much or little of the book you have read.
Get Illness as a Metaphor here:
Read with Smith Center will meet Monthly on the 1st Tuesday from 12:00-1:00pm.
- November 2 – Illness as a Metaphor by Susan Sontag
- December 7 (TBD)
About Carla Stillwagon
Carla serves as the Cancer Support Program & Retreat Coordinator at Smith Center. During her time at the center, Carla has been inspired to further develop her commitment to the arts and their invaluable role in healing and community. She is excited to share her favorite pastime, reading, in this group and hopes to hear all about your favorite things to read!
About Kiersten Gallagher
As the Cancer Support Program Director, Kiersten fully believes that through the arts we can expand our perspectives and explore new fulfilling ways of being. She invites you to make our space your own refuge, to circumvent your daily routine to spark creativity, to take time for introspection, and draw outside the lines.
About Erin Price, LICSW, OSW-C
Erin serves as Smith Center’s Director of Young Adult and Psychosocial Support Programs. She is trained in Integrative Patient Navigation, a Project LEAD graduate, and holds a Masters in Social Work. A seven-year breast cancer survivor, Erin is passionate about providing support and community to other cancer survivors, especially young adults. She works with Smith Center’s DC Young Adult Cancer Community and is also actively involved in the cancer community through Young Survival Coalition, Critical Mass, the Georgetown Breast Cancer Advocates, National Breast Cancer Coalition, and the DC Cancer Action Partnership.
- November 2
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Cancer Support In Washington, DC
- Event Tags:
- AYA Cancer, Book Club, Books, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Book Club, Cancer Community, Cancer Exposition, Cancer Journals, Cancer Memoir, Commonweal, Community, Creativity, Healing, Healing Arts, Illness as a Metaphor, Life with Cancer, Mastectomy, Moms with Cancer, Read, Reading, Support, Survivorship, Susan Sontag, Wellness, Wholeness, Women with Cancer, Young Adult Cancer