Tag Archives: literature and medicine

Reading Group on the Pseudo/Sciences of the Long Nineteenth Century (Newcastle, 20 January 2014)

In what ways did reading character off the skull in phrenology contribute to the birth of neuropsychology? How was the spectacle of the trance in mesmerism linked to the emergence of electricity, magnetism and psychoanalysis? What were the connections between … Continue reading

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Entries are open for the 2014 Hippocrates Prize (Poetry and Medicine)

Entries are now open for the 2014 Hippocrates Prize for poetry and medicine, which is for unpublished poems in English of up to 50 lines text, excluding title and line spacing. With a 1st prize for the winning poem in each category of … Continue reading

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PhD Studentship – Community health and wellbeing in contemporary British fiction and culture – University of Leeds

A fully funded PhD studentship, to start in February, as part of an AHRC-ESRC funded project under the Connected Communities research programme has just been announced. Full details are available here. The student will work on a topic entitled ‘Community … Continue reading

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Medievalism and the Medical Humanities (CfP, Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies)

Contributions are invited for a special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies entitled ‘Medievalism and the Medical Humanities’. The issue will be published in the summer of 2017 and will be edited by Dr Jamie McKinstry and … Continue reading

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Wanted: Lecturer in English (Literature and Medicine) Bristol University

The University of Bristol invites applications to a full-time permanent Lectureship (Lecturer B) in English Literature (Literature and Medicine). Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research in any area of the subject are eligible to apply. There is no restriction … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture (CfP, Conference, Kent, 9-10 May 2014)

Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing, School of English, University of Kent, 9th-10th May 2014 Focusing on the literary and historical representation of irrational emotions or phobias, Fear and Loathing seeks papers … Continue reading

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Grief. Language. Art. (CfP, Conference, Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014)

Grief. Language. Art. University of Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014 For my rough sorrows; cease, be dumb and mute, Give up your feet and running to mine eyes, And keep your measures faor some lover’s lute, Whose grief allows him music … Continue reading

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