Reblog

Fiction as Therapy: Towards a Neo-Phenomenological Theory of the Novel

Re-blogged from Research English at Durham:In the first lecture of a new British Academy series on The Novel in English, Professor Patricia Waugh reflects upon the recent rise of institutions such as the Reader Organisation, which encourages shared reading in therapeutic contexts such as hospitals and prisons. Taking this observation as a starting point, Waugh Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Announcements

Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine: New Book Series Announced

Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine Edited by Sharon Ruston, Alice Jenkins, and Catherine Belling Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine is an exciting new series that focuses on one of the most vibrant and interdisciplinary areas in literary studies: the intersection of literature, science and medicine. Comprised Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Jobs

3 Postdoctoral Fellowships to work on ‘Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives’

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (3 posts) Faculty of English Language and Literature, Manor Road, Oxford, in association with St Anne’s College Grade 7: £29,541 – £36,298 p.a. Following the award of a European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant to Professor Sally Shuttleworth (‘Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives’), the Faculty of Read more…

By medh, ago
Call for Papers

British Society for Literature and Science (CfP, 9th Annual Conference, University of Surrey, April 10-12 2014)

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014. Keynote speakers will include Professor Bernard Lightman (York University, Toronto) and Professor Mary Orr (University of Southampton). The conference will finish with an opportunity to Read more…

By medh, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities