Experiencing Metaphor: A Medieval Headache

Experiencing Metaphor: A Medieval Headache¬† by Jamie McKinstry, Durham University, was first published in Volume 6.1 of the open access medical humanities journal Hektoen International. “Metaphors have been used extensively in medicine to describe patients, illustrate diseases, and educate students.1¬†By comparing unlike things that have something in common, they enhance Read more…

Metaphor in Health Communication workshop (Symposium, Lancaster University, 14 February 2014)

Metaphor in Health Communication workshop: One-day symposium at Lancaster University On 14 February 2014, Lancaster University, in collaboration with RaAM, will host a one-day symposium on metaphor and health communication. The day will feature seven talks and discussions with the audience. Confirmed speakers and titles are: Jonathan Charteris-Black (University of Read more…