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Friday, September 29, 2017
Award-Winning Authors Saks and Solomon to Give Lecture on Mental Health
On October 23, 2017, Yale Law School and the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy hosted a Dean’s Lecture on mental health with acclaimed authors Elyn Saks ’86 and Andrew Solomon JE ’85 speaking about their award-winning books. Saks is the author of The Center Cannot Hold: Ethical Dimensions of My Journey through Madness, and Solomon is the author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression.
Elyn Saks is Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Gould Law School. She is an expert in mental health law and is MacArthur Foundation Fellowship winner. Her TED talk from 2012 has more than 2.5 million views.
Andrew Solomon is author of Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, a writer and lecturer on politics, culture, and psychology, a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University Medical Center, and President of PEN American Center. His books have won more than fifty awards. He is a frequent contributor to NPR, the New Yorker, and The New York Times.
The lecture was held on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at Yale Law School. The lecture was part of the Solomon Center’s 2017 spotlight on mental health.