Reviewer needed: ‘Living and Dying in the Contemporary World’ edited by Veena Das and Clara Han

We are pleased to offer for review the edited collection ‘Living and Dying in the Contemporary World‘ by Veena Das and Clara Han (UCPress 2016). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Taking a novel approach to the contradictory impulses of violence and care, illness and healing, this book radically shifts the Read the full article…

Re-engaging Elaine Scarry’s The Body in Pain A Thirtieth Anniversary Retrospective (CfP, University of Brighton, 10th-11th Dec 2015)

10th-11th December 2015 Grand Parade University of Brighton, UK Understanding Conflict Research Cluster Critical Studies Research Group Keynotes: Prof Elaine Scarry and Prof Joanna Bourke The year 2015 marks the thirtieth anniversary of Elaine Scarry’s The Body in Pain. In this seminal text, Scarry offers a radical and original thesis on the relationship between embodiment, Read the full article…