G. Thomas Couser – ‘Narrating Disability Inside and Outside the Clinic: Or, Beyond Empathy’ (Seminar, Liverpool Hope, 12 March 2014)

Date: Wednesday 12 March, 2014 Time: 2.15pm–3.45pm Place: Eden 109, Liverpool Hope University, UK The persistent devaluing of the lives of disabled persons, as periodically manifested in news accounts of abuse and neglect, underscores the value of disability life writing. Outside the clinic, disability memoirs have become surprisingly popular; indeed, Read more…

Jac Saorsa – Drawing on Subjectivity & Seen Voices (Masterclass and Seminar, Glasgow, 26 February 2014)

As part of the Scottish Health Humanities Seminar and Masterclass Series, Dr Jac Saorsa, independent visual artist and writer, will lead a masterclass followed by a seminar on 26th February 2014. I. Masterclass: Drawing on Subjectivity Wednesday 26 February 2014. 3.00-4.30pm The Creative Space, First Floor, G Block (Western Infirmary, Read more…

‘Multiple Methods and Unusual Experiences’ (Medical Humanities Postgraduate & ECR Network Event, Durham, Thursday 5 Dec 2013)

‘Multiple Methods and Unusual Experiences’ Centre for Medical Humanities Post-Graduate and Early Career Network Thursday, 5th December, 2-3:30 pm, CA113 Caedmon Building (on the Hild and Bede College/ School of Education campus, Durham University) Tea and cakes provided What does it mean to be part of a medical humanities community in 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…

The Things They Carried: Thinking about Objects in Colonial Nursing – Elaine Freedgood (Seminar, King’s College, 16 October 2013)

The Things They Carried: Thinking about Objects in Colonial Nursing Elaine Freedgood The first Centre for the Humanities & Health seminar of the academic year kicks off on Wednesday 16thOctober at 6.00pm in room K1.28 at the Strand Campus. In this seminar, we will think about the kinds of things nurses were advised to take to the Read more…

New Explorations of Inner Experience – Andrew Irving and Janis H Jenkins (Seminars Wednesday 18 September 2013, Durham University)

The Hearing the Voice project is hosting talks by two visiting anthropologists this Wednesday 18 September: Andrew Irving (University of Manchester), will be speaking on ‘Everyday (Ad)ventures in Ekphrastic Ethnography’ in the Henry Dyson Room (Hild-Bede) from 3.30 to 5pm. This will be followed by the Joint Special Interest Group Read more…