Hillary A. Ash explains the importance of the study of rhetoric in the medical humanities as part of our ‘MedHums 101’ series. At first glance, it may not be readily apparent how pervasively persuasion
PhD student Jin Meng writes about her experience of developing pre-eclampsia during first child-birth, and reflects on how cultural differences affect her pregnancy experience as a Chinese expat living in the UK. A Different
Writer and psychologist Louise Kenward explores the links between illness writing and writing about place, nature and travel. Before I wrote about illness, I wrote about place and travel. I have long wondered if
Alex Henry is a PhD candidate at Leeds University, working on a crip and feminist disability studies analysis of undiagnosed chronic illness in 21st Century British women’s writing. In this two-part auto-theoretical piece, he
In the second part of this two-part essay, Professor Phyllis Weliver considers the importance of long haulers’ voices for therapeutic expression, reframing social experience, and providing data for treatment. Read part 1 here.
In this two-part essay, Professor Phyllis Weliver considers the importance of long haulers’ voices for therapeutic expression, reframing social experience, and providing data for treatment. Our eleven-year-old son is athletic, I explained in
Jane McGrail reports back from the April 2022 conference “A Crisis of Caring: The Humanities and Our Health”, where the National Humanities Center of North Carolina facilitated Medical Humanities conversations across an interdisciplinary cohort
If medicine is about stories (the patients’, doctors’, science’s, society’s), when and where do conflicts arise that turn the cure into something perceived as violence? Marta-Laura Cenedese and Clio Nicastro introduce their Violence, Care,
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