Painful Bodies: Visual and Literary Representations of Suffering
Tuesday 16 April, 4pm-6pm
Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities (enter via the School of English foyer)

A double bill of research presentations co-hosted by the School of English Critical and Cultural Theory Research Group, the Postcolonial Research Group, and the Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities Seminar Series. All welcome!

1. 4-5pm, Stef Craps, Ghent University, ‘“You call it a disorder . . . We call it life”: Postcolonial Trauma in Aminatta Forna’s The Memory of Love’.

2. 5-6pm, Rachael Allen, visual artist (artist in residence at Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham university anatomy labs), ‘When Artist Meets Medicine’.

Refreshments will be served at 5pm between the presentations, so please feel free to arrive/leave at 5pm if you can only attend one of the talks. Please contact Clare Barker or Sam Durrant with any queries.


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