30th Anniversary PHENND Conference: Trauma + the Arts – Apr 1-3

Posted by PHENND on November 13, 2018

Register to attend the 30th Anniversary PHENND Conference: Trauma + the Arts: Mobilizing Anchor Institutions.

The conference will feature site visits and intensive workshops on Monday, April 1st followed by two days of panels, speakers, and performances on April 2-3.

Featured events:

  • Film screening of The Barefoot Artist with Lily Yeh
  • Plenary speakers:
    • Rev. Maake Masango, University of Pretoria
    • Dr. Cherie Ndaliko, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Beth Feldman Brandt, Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation
    • Joe Pyle, Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation
  • Plenary Panel: The Healing Art of Dance
  • Two academic panels of paper presentations and 14 additional workshop presentations.

A full list of workshops and speakers is available at the link below.

Registration rate is $250/pp and includes opening reception Monday evening through closing plenary on Wednesday afternoon. Monday site visits and workshops are $50/pp and ticketed separately.




At this point in time, the agenda is almost completely set though a few panels, workshops and site visits are still in development. To view the draft agenda as it currently stands (and as it gets updated in real time), visit:


Hotel accommodations

A discounted room block has been reserved at the University City Sheraton, located at 3549 Chestnut Street. Rooms are $194/night March 29-April 6th. The room block is officially closed but a few rooms can still be reserved through PHENND.  Email hillarya@phennd.org or call 215-573-2379 to reserve a room.



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