Graduate students in the Social Sciences and Humanities received new money from the federal government. Masters students will be funded from this level for the first time.
The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Conference that ran from October 2nd to the 5th had a theme this year of "Creativity, Spirituality and the Arts." Attendees could learn about everything from fairy tales to suicide in Indian cinema, and how it reflects on the nuances of cultural psychiatry.
Zadie's Shoes tells the story of Benjamin, a compulsive gambler who has just lost the money for his girlfriend Ruth's trip to Mexico — a trip she was taking to get treatment for cancer.
Women's rights activist, humanitarian, physician and member of the Iraqi National Assembly, Dr. Rajaa H. Khuzai will discuss the challenges facing Iraqi women and students before and after Saddam Hussein.