Beata Gubacsi reviews Gavin Miller’s Science Fiction and Psychology (Liverpool University Press, 2020). Gavin Miller and Anna McFarlane, introducing the BMJ’s Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities special issue as part of the 2016
How should scholars of medical humanities and disability studies read Kazuo Ishiguro’s latest novel, Klara and the Sun (2021)? In this review, sarah madoka currie considers how the novel frames the question of what it
Val Nolan’s essay explores how science fiction has shaped the cultural imagination of pandemics, and what science fiction teaches us about our expectations, experiences and reactions to dealing with COVID-19. If the past year
In his paper, presented at the Representing Women’s Health conference’s “Speculative Fiction” panel, Jonathan Thornton explores the interconnected anxieties of pregnancy and climate change. In a report in Global Health Action in 2013, ‘Climate
Self-isolating, Beata Gubacsi re-watched Russian Doll and caught a few things she missed the first time. (The blog post contains spoilers and mentions suicide.) As we are dealing with the severe disruption of our
Esther Jones gives a teaser of her keynote at this week’s Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research Congress at the University of Leeds. Science and speculative fictions are rife with images of the “mad
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