Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (1)

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (1)
22 September 2020, 5.30pm - 7.00pm

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CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series

All are invited to attend the Centre’s second PGR online seminar series entitled 'Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities'. This series examines engagements with healthcare, medical innovation, and ethics in contemporary women’s writing. It spotlights how a diverse range of contemporary women’s writing (spanning fiction, philosophy, life-writing, and many other genres) is engaging with central questions concerning public health at the intersections of the humanities and medical science and practice.  

Seminar One

Rewriting the Clinic in Contemporary French Women’s Writing: Linda Lê and Catherine Malabou

This first seminar in the series comprises papers by Becky Rosenberg and Benjamin Dalton, which explore how the space of the clinic is constructed and engaged with in contemporary’s women’s writing, both in fiction and philosophy respectively. 

Becky Rosenberg (KCL): ‘Writing the Psychiatric Hospital in Linda Lê's Voix: Une Crise (1998) and Lettre Morte (1999)’
Benjamin Dalton (Paris Nanterre): ‘Catherine Malabou’s Clinic’ 

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The seminar will be held in English.

All are welcome to attend this free event. You will need to register in advance to receive the online event joining link. Please click on the Book Now button below to register.

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Benjamin Dalton
020 7862 8738