Call for Papers: Cross-culture Reflection on the Coronavirus Epidemic
This collection of article reviews the coronavirus epidemic out-breaking in early 2020 in China and its wide-range impacts at social-psychological level in both China and worldwide. Several authors from China and other countries explore this issue from the perspective of biomedicine, traditional Chinese medicine, medical history, arts psychotherapy and ecology. The virus is defined and discussed literally and symbolically to address the challenges human beings are facing under the background of great technology advancement and rapid economic development in human society.

These articles, via this alarming public health event and crisis, prompt us to build a respectful and harmonious relationship with the nature via humanistic approaches which can serve as the guideline for a sustainable human development in the future. Some artworks from outsider artists in China are included and presented in this article. Some article topics include:

– Outsider arts and spiritual ‘virus’
– Virus in the perspectives of biomedical science and arts therapy (read the sample article from Dr. Tony Yu Zhou)
– Traditional Chinese medicine
– Eco-art therapy Expressive art therapy
– Medical history
– Drama education and therapy
– Chinese poetry
– Dance movement therapy in epidemics

Presenting artists
Kong Xiang-dong (China): piano (video 1, 2, 3, 4)
Hou Yin (US): Dance
Peng Yong-wen (China): Poetry

The submission deadline is April 15, 2020. Submission guidelines can be found here.  

We look forward to your submission
Tony Zhou, PhD, CMA
Executive Editor, Founder
Creative Arts in Education and Therapy (CAET) – Eastern and Western Perspectives

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