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SELMA Medical Humanities: “Narratives of Illness” and “Indigenous Narratives of Health”

Marta-Laura Cenedese and Avril Tynan, convenors of the SELMA Medical Humanities Seminar Series at the University of Turku, Finland, reflect on the first season of the series, “Narratives of Illness”, and look ahead to a second season on “Indigenous Narratives of Healthcare”. 

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.