‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority (Registration Now Open, University of Glasgow, 23-­25 August 2013)

We’re delighted to announce that registration for the conference, ‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority, has opened. The conference will be hosted by the Medical Humanities Research Centre at the University of Glasgow from 23-25 August 2013. The plenary speakers will be: Professor Rita Charon (Columbia University): ‘To Write is Read more…

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 mother. Introduction by Jan Freeman, Director of Paris Press and Read more…

Narrative Medicine in the 21st Century: A Multi-disciplinary Conference (Ohio, April 5-6, 2013)

Narrative Medicine in the 21st Century: A Multi disciplinary Conference April 5-6, 2013 The Wexner Center for the Arts, Film/Video Theater, The Ohio State University ‘Proponents of the field of narrative medicine believe the humanities can prepare patients and physicians to deal with illness.’  Ira Flatow, Science Friday, National Public Radio Find out why Read more…