Hillary A. Ash explains the importance of the study of rhetoric in the medical humanities as part of our ‘MedHums 101’ series. At first glance, it may not be readily apparent how pervasively persuasion
In Part Three of Lea Cooper’s six-part series about the study of zines in the medical humanities, we move from the living room to the bathroom, containing zines around (Self-)Care. Most good zine titles
MedHums 101: Dr Caroline Rusterholz offers a historical perspective on reproductive rights that reveals the key role activism has always played in this area. The overturn of ‘Roe v. Wade’ in the US has sparked worldwide
Writer and psychologist Louise Kenward explores the links between illness writing and writing about place, nature and travel. Before I wrote about illness, I wrote about place and travel. I have long wondered if
As part of our ‘MedHums 101’ series, Blaise Sales explores how the imaginative, reflective and analytical skills of the literary field are a vital component of multidisciplinary approaches to medicine in the 21st Century. For
Alex Henry is a PhD candidate at Leeds University, working on a crip and feminist disability studies analysis of undiagnosed chronic illness in 21st Century British women’s writing. In the second part of this auto-theoretical
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