Announcements

Farewell to the CMH Blog

Founding Editor Angela Woods writes… It's the end of era!Eight years and over 2500 posts later,the Centre for 徳赢电子竞技Medical Humanities blog is shutting up shop.In it's place and launching tomorrow,Thursday 14 September,a new site called The 徳赢电子竞技Polyphony  will publish essays,reviews and provocations from acrossRead more…

Book Review

"Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: A Critical Intervention in 徳赢电子竞技Medical Humanities" by Anne Whitehead reviewed by Iro Filippaki

Anne Whitehead,Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: A Critical Intervention in 徳赢电子竞技Medical Humanities (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press,2017).Empathy,power structures,and what we are capable of not doing In a 1988 interview with George Plimpton,Maya Angelou passionately argued for the importance of fiction by saying thatRead more…

Book Review

‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,1817-1858' reviewed by Dr Antje Dallmann

‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,1817-1858' by Megan Coyer (Edinburgh University Press,2016).In Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,1817-1858,Megan Coyer contributes important insights into the study of the literary magazine Blackwood's,of nineteenth-century British literary periodicalsRead more…

Book Review

‘Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature' reviewed by Dr Michelle S.Hite.

Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature (Columbia University Press,2017: Twentieth Anniversary Edition).Extraordinary Bodies,the 徳赢电子竞技Medical Humanities,and Civic Inclusion   Rosemarie Garland Thomson begins the twentieth anniversary edition of Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature with a poignant Preface thatRead more…

Call for Reviews

Call for Review: ‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,1817-1858' by Megan Coyer

The Centre for 徳赢电子竞技Medical Humanities is delighted to offer ‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press‘ by Megan Coyer (2016) for review.This book is the first major study of the relationship between Scottish Romanticism and medical culture,and further information vwin刀塔about the themes under study can be found at Edinburgh UniversityRead more…

Workshops

Ethics,Affect and Responsibility: Global Citizenship and the Act of Reading (Workshop,University of Bristol,17 September 2016)

How does reading contribute to – and sometimes detract from – our ability to act as truly global citizens in the 21st century?What can literature do to encourage participation in activist movements? By what means might literature help develop a greater understanding of the lives of our far-flung others?Ethics, Affect and Responsibility: GlobalRead more…

Book Review

‘Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery' reviewed by Laura Neff

‘Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery' by Richard Barnett in association with Wellcome Collection (Thames & Hudson,2015).Following our initial call for clinical and academic reviews of ‘Crucial Interventions,' Laura Neff offers her perspective as a junior doctor. You can see the accompanying review offered by DrRead more…

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