Reviewer needed: ‘The Impotence Epidemic: Men’s Medicine and Sexual Desire in Contemporary China’ by Everett Yuehong Zhang

We are pleased to offer for review ‘The Impotence Epidemic: Men’s Medicine and Sexual Desire in Contemporary China’ by Everett Yuehong Zhang (Duke University Press, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Since the 1990s China has seen a dramatic increase in the number of men seeking treatment for impotence. Everett Yuehong Zhang argues in The Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘The Impotence Epidemic: Men’s Medicine and Sexual Desire in Contemporary China’ by Everett Yuehong Zhang

We are pleased to offer for review ‘The Impotence Epidemic: Men’s Medicine and Sexual Desire in Contemporary China’ by Everett Yuehong Zhang (Duke University Press, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Since the 1990s China has seen a dramatic increase in the number of men seeking treatment for impotence. Everett Yuehong Zhang argues in The Read the full article…

Men, masculinity and infertility – Alan Dolan (Seminar, Durham Queen’s Campus, 10 Dec 2014)

Men, masculinity and infertility: towards a theoretical understanding of men’s experiences of infertility and its treatment Dr Alan Dolan (University of Warwick) Qualitative Health Research Group Seminar Wednesday 10th December, 12-2 Ebsworth Building, D013, Queen’s Campus, Durham University Please reply to Jackie Pankhurst to confirm your attendance. In In the UK, it is estimated that Read the full article…

Men in Sheds: the importance of gendered therapeutic spaces for health and wellbeing amongst older men – Christine Milligan (CMH Seminar, 16 May 2012)

Men in Sheds: the importance of gendered therapeutic spaces for health and wellbeing amongst older men. Professor Christine Milligan, Lancaster University Centre for Medical Humanities Seminar Wednesday 16 May 2012, 5.15pm St. Chad’s College Followed by wine and canopés Social isolation, loneliness and stressful social ties are associated with poor physical and mental health including Read the full article…

The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (CFP, Liverpool University Press Edited Collection)

Following the success of the recent collection The Female Body in Medicine and Literature (LUP 2011) Liverpool University Press have commissioned a companion volume entitled The Male Body in Medicine and Literature. This new collection will provide interdisciplinary essays that will explore the complex intersections between literature and the  medical treatment of the male body. Read the full article…