Fiona Johnstone

The End of Care: Notes on ‘Assisted Suicide’ in Noëlle Châtelet’s La dernière leçon

Adina Stroia explores care as durational practice in Noëlle Châtelet’s writings on her mother’s decision to end her own life. Part of the series ‘Contemporary Womxn’s Writing and the Medical Humanities’, guest edited for The Polyphony by Rebecca Rosenberg and Benjamin Dalton.

The (in)visibility of human tissue (journey of a dermatological mole)

How does technological innovation in the medical field give rise to new and expert ‘ways of seeing’? Researchers Jojanneke Drogt and Megan Milota, working in collaboration with pathologist Shoko Vos, trace the journey of a dermatological mole ‘in’ and ‘out’ of visibility to reveal different modes of ‘perceiving’ in relation to medical images.