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
As part of our ‘MedHums 101’ series, Blaise Sales explores how the imaginative, reflective and analytical skills of the literary field are a vital component of multidisciplinary approaches to medicine in the 21st Century. For
Zara-Louise Stubbs reflects upon a recent online workshop, which explored the female body as a site of surrealist reclamation through writing prompts and exercises. In May 2022, writer Jennifer Brough ran a workshop for
Rachel Clamp attends the ‘Sense Methods: Literature, History and Embodied Experience’ symposium at Durham’s Institute of Medical Humanities. The ‘Sense Methods’ symposium, held in June 2022, was designed to bring together colleagues with an
Marie Allitt, Agnes Arnold-Forster, Harriet Barratt, Victoria Bates, Rebecka Fleetwood-Smith, and Clare Hickman reflect on the recent ‘Senses and Health/Care Environments’ conference, which took place in Bristol earlier this spring. In April 2022, the
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
Following last week’s introduction to the Differing Bodyminds – Choreographing New Pathways event, disability scholars Lisanne Meinen, Gert-Jan Vanaken and Tessa Vannieuwenhuyze review the presentations from their groundbreaking symposium and doctoral school, which sought to establish the position
Disability scholars Lisanne Meinen, Gert-Jan Vanaken and Tessa Vannieuwenhuyze describe the challenges that shaped Differing Bodyminds – Choreographing New Pathways, the first official event on crip theory in Flanders. Introducing novel ideas in uncharted
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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