Pat Waugh on Jim Crace, Being Dead, and the Yale Windham Campbell Lifetime Literary Award

The British novelist Jim Crace wins prestigious Yale Windham Campbell lifetime literary award. Patricia Waugh, Professor in the Department of English Studies and affiliate of the Centre for Medical Humanities, writes: I was delighted by Yale University’s announcement last week that Jim Crace has been awarded the prestigious Windham Campbell Read more…

Changing Expectations of Death (Conference, Cumberland Lodge, 23-25 November 2012)

Changing Expectations of Death 23-25 November 2012 Standard Rate: £360; Charitable/Academic Rate: £240; Student Rate: £150 or Shared Accommodation: £85. All conference fees are inclusive of registration, food and accommodation This conference will address the medical, social and philosophical implications of our changing attitudes to death. Discussions will cover end Read more…