Ecologies of Skin, Gender and Landscape: an Experiment with Practice as Research

Freya Verlander reflects on an experiment leading seminar participants on a virtual 'skin safari'.  Part of the series ‘Contemporary Womxn’s Writing and the Medical Humanities’, guest edited for The Polyphony by Rebecca Rosenberg and Benjamin Dalton.

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Something from Nothing? Constructing a narrative when a baby dies at birth

Tamarin Norwood considers how writing practices might help support parents bereaved at birth. Part of the series ‘Contemporary Womxn’s Writing and the Medical Humanities’, guest edited for The Polyphony by Rebecca Rosenberg and Benjamin Dalton.

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Literature as activism in the fight to eradicate FGM

Maria Tomlinson explores the portrayal of FGM in Adelle Barry’s short story “En attendant minuit”. Part of the series ‘Contemporary Womxn’s Writing and the Medical Humanities’, guest edited for The Polyphony by Rebecca Rosenberg and Benjamin Dalton.

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Contemporary Womxn’s Writing and the Medical Humanities

Rebecca Rosenberg and Benjamin Dalton introduce a ten-day takeover of The Polyphony by Contemporary Womxn’s Writing and the Medical Humanities.

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