Gill Partington revisits the collective process of indexing evidence at a recent workshop series. Following the Evidence is a seminar series which has been running during the month of July 2021. The events explored
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.
Reflecting upon her panel at the “Old Age Care in Times of Crisis” Conference earlier this year, Sayendri Panchadhyayi shares her ongoing research on old age care, caregiving and Covid-19 in India. At the
Elizabeth Hornsey reviews Transplantation Gothic: Tissue transfer in literature, film and medicine (Manchester University Press, 2020) by Sara Wasson. Medicine and the study of literature are, I argue, engaged in a very similar set of ventures: that is,
How should researchers approach the medical archive, and how might these spaces hide or highlight narratives on women, health and care? Christine Slobogin reflects on the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research Congress panel,
Seeking to “take seriously” everyday acts of care, artist Emily Beaney reflects on how her collaborative practice-based research examines caring practices within the mother-daughter relationship. “The most anti-capitalist protest is to care for another
Fraser Riddell reviews Peter Fifield’s Modernism and Physical Illness: Sick Books (Oxford: 2020). Modernism and Physical Illness explores how modernist texts present the experience of illness as something which strikingly transforms the everyday, ‘bracketing the habitual,
Introducing the make space project, a user-led initiative dedicate to thinking more critically and care-fully about self-harm. Make space is a user-led initiative creating spaces for more courageous, nuanced, and generous conversations about self-harm.
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