Call for Papers

BodyWorks: A Conference on Corporeal Representation (CfP, Northumbria University, 03 May 2018)

BodyWorks is a one-day student led conference taking place on 3rd May 2018 at Northumbria University. BodyWorks takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to representations of bodies, embodiment and sensory experience across literature and culture. In doing so, we welcome responses from a range of disciplines, including cultural studies, literary Read more…

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Call for Papers

BodyWorks: A Conference on Corporeal Representation (CfP, Northumbria University, 03 May 2018)

BodyWorks takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to representations of bodies, embodiment and sensory experience across literature and culture. In doing so, we welcome responses from a range of disciplines, including cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, arts, history, education, media, social sciences and medical humanities. Through this breadth of intellectual Read more…

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Book Review

‘The Cognitive Humanities: Embodied Mind in Literature and Culture’ reviewed by Emma Seaber.

‘The Cognitive Humanities: Embodied Mind in Literature and Culture’ edited by Jean Peter Garratt (Palgrave, 2016). The Cognitive Humanities is an edited collection of eleven essays from across the humanities, including literary studies, linguistics, theatre and performance studies, philosophy and history. Whilst the volume is not presented as a primer Read more…

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Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities’ edited by Anne Whitehead and Angela Woods

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to offer ‘The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities‘ edited by Anne Whitehead and Angela Woods with Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, and Jennifer Richards (Edinburgh University Press, 2016) for review. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. A field-defining collection Read more…

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Book Review

‘Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’ reviewed by Jason Johnson Peretz

‘Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States’  by Seth M. Holmes (UCPress, 2013) It is likely that the last hands to hold the blueberries, strawberries, peaches, asparagus, or lettuce before you pick them up in your local grocery store belong to Latin American migrant laborers. How might Read more…

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Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body’ by Luna Dolezal

We are pleased to offer for review ‘The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body‘ (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015) by the Centre’s very own Dr Luna Dolezal. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. ‘The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body investigates Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Mind, Value and Mental Health: Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School and Conference (Oxford, July 2015)

Mind, Value and Mental Health: Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School and Conference 23 – 25 July 2015: St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford It is with great pleasure that we announce two linked events comprising (i) a two-day summer school offering opportunities for substantial dialogue between philosophers, scientists and mental Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities