Heart Transplantation on Film: Fantasy and Reality

Brian Keeley explores the discrepancies between the realities of heart transplantation and its representation in popular culture, calling for a more realistic and sensitive approach based on lived experience. The

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Fangorn, the Shire, and Beleriand: Tolkien’s Disabled Landscapes

Clare Moore explores the important role of disabled characters in the ecological restoration of Middle-earth in J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, as presented at the Medical Humanities and the

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Reading Romance, and Not Necessarily Minds

Bridget Bartlett explores the double empathy problem reading Sir Philip Sidney’s romance, The Countess of Pemproke’s Arcadia (1593), in a paper presented at the Medical Humanities and the Fantastic: Neurodiversity

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Roll for Initiative: How Gaming Graphic Novels Are Changing Neurodivergent Representation in Children’s Literature

In their article, presented at the Medical Humanities and the Fantastic: Neurodiversity and Disability Online Symposium, Jennifer Slagus explores how #OwnVoices children’s books and gaming graphic novels help removing stigma,

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