‘The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing’ reviewed by Julie E Kutac

The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing by Martina Zimmerman (Palgrave, 2017). In The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing, Martina Zimmermann undertakes the ambitious task of critically assessing the small canon of book-length illness narratives written by people living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.  The timeliness of the Read more…

Call for Review: ‘Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing’ by Martina Zimmerman.

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to offer Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing’ (Zimmerman, 2017) for review, which explores the thoughts and experiences of people living with dementia. Further information about the themes under study can be found at Palgrave. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. This is the Read more…

Distant Voices, Still Lives: Revealing the Experience of Illness through the Narratives of Others Past and Present – Dr Claire McKechnie (Lecture, Edinburgh, 3 April 2013)

Distant Voices, Still Lives: Revealing the Experience of Illness through the Narratives of Others Past and Present Wed 3rd April 5.30pm – 6.30pm Jordanburn lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital Free but ticketed. Booking essential. A talk which reveals the experience of illness through the narratives of others past Read more…