The Long History of the Medical Humanities

In our new 'MedHums 101' series exploring the key concepts, debates and historical points of the medical humanities, Kate Errington gives a general history of the subject: it's been around

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Graphic perspectives on caring, ageing and end-of-life

Writer and English Professor, Kathleen Venema, explores comic book depictions of the often complex and complicated worlds of ageing, caring and end of life. Over eight panels in Joyce Farmer’s

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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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