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The Malady and Mortality Conference: Illness, Disease and Death in Literary and Visual Culture (19-20 September 2013, Falmouth University)

Falmouth University will be hosting the Malady and Mortality Conference: Illness, Disease and Death in Literary and Visual Culture on Thursday 19 Sept: a unique series of talks and lectures bringing together academics and specialists in the exploration of disease … Continue reading

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Malady & Mortality: Illness, Disease & Death in Literary & Visual Culture (CFP, Conference, Cornwall, 19-20 September 2013)

MALADY AND MORTALITY: ILLNESS, DISEASE AND DEATH IN LITERARY AND VISUAL CULTURE Thursday 19th – Friday 20th September 2013 Falmouth University, Cornwall Conference website Keynote Speakers: Professor Tony Walter, Centre for Death & Society, University of Bath Professor Alan Bleakley, … Continue reading

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The Gothic & Medical Humanities (CFP, Special Issue of Gothic Studies)

The Gothic and Medical Humanities Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gothic Studies  Proposals are invited for a special issue of Gothic Studies exploring intersections between the Gothic and medical humanities. Gothic studies has long grappled with suffering bodies, and … Continue reading

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“Illness – Stories & Experience: Arthur Frank & Havi Carel in Dialogue” (Seminar, London, 6 June 2013)

Illness – Stories and Experience: Arthur Frank and Havi Carel in dialogue Part of Goldsmiths’ Centre of the Body programme of events – ‘Exploring the Body: Interdisciplinarity in Practice’ supported by the Wellcome Trust Arthur Frank has been writing about … Continue reading

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Narrative Medicine, Illness & Caregiving / Reading from Woolf’s “On Being Ill” (Talk, New York, 23 April 2013)

Please join Carol Gilligan, Jane Marcus, and Rita Charon as they discuss Virginia Woolf, Julia Stephen, Narrative Medicine, illness, and care giving, and read from Virginia Woolf’s On Being Ill with Notes from Sick Rooms by Julia Stephen,  Virginia Woolf’s … Continue reading

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“Alice in Bed” by Susan Sontag (Play, Newcastle, 27 Feb – 3 March 2013)

“Alice in Bed” is a raucous, joyful play based on the life and diaries of Alice James (1848-92), sharp witted sister to Henry and William James. In it we accompany Alice and her brilliant imagination on a captivating and ultimately transformative … Continue reading

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A Narrative Future for Health Care (Conference CfP and International Network Launch, London June 19-21, 2013)

A Narrative Future for Health Care Launch of the International Network for Narrative Medicine Co-Sponsored by the Centre for the Humanities and Health at King’s College London and The Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University, New York June 19-21, 2013 … Continue reading

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Deepening the Discussion: Arts, humanities & the social sciences in the education of health professionals (CFP, Symposium, Québec City, 19-20 April 2013)

Creating Space III: Deepening the Discussion Arts, Humanities and the Social Sciences in the Education of Health Professionals The AHSSM (Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences in Medicine) Educational Interest Group is pleased to announce that a symposium will be held … Continue reading

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