Events are invaluable to moving global health forward. They are opportunities to exchange insight, test out new ideas, and make connections.
All Dahdaleh Institute events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
85min | Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty | 1973
Spend Valentine’s Day watching one of the strangest films you’re ever likely to see, following young Senegalese couple Mory and Anta as they try to make enough money to get to Paris.
"Touki Bouki explodes, one image at a time." -Martin Scorsese
The DIGHR is getting an education on the art of moving images. Join us as we watch documentaries, thrillers and experimental films on global health themes. Feel free to bring your lunch and your inner film critic.
127min | Dir. Martin Campbell | 2003
Watch Angelina Jolie save the children, save her man and harness her Girl Power™ in a film that might have asked interesting ethical questions but does a whole lot of other things instead.
This event is part of Projections: the good, the bad and the weird of global health films. To receive a reminder of this event, click here.
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Designers are increasingly involved in the world of social good. Traditionally installed in commercial sectors, they are now collaborating with scientists, researchers and others non-designers with their own knowledge-base and processes. These interdisciplinary encounters are often new, exciting and challenging.
Drawing on her experiences of this phenomenon, and on the research behind her upcoming book Information Design for the Common Good, Courtney Marchese will lead a Lunch & Learn on interdisciplinary design collaboration in global health.
Courtney Marchese is a professional designer with over a decade of experience specializing in data visualizations, information graphics, UX design, and usability studies. She is also an Associate Professor of Graphic + Interactive Design, teaching a wide range of design theory, research, and technical skills at the undergraduate and graduate level.