Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (4)

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (4)
3 November 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 Four

Sexuality, Sexual Pain, and Sexual Pleasure

Hannah Loret (Nottingham Trent): ‘Laughter in the face of devastation: a qualitative French-English study of women’s sexual pain, in dialogue with Marie-Dominique Arrighi and Hélène Cixous’ 
Jennifer Dhingra (GP trainee with an interest in sexual health, women’s health and sex education. Co-organiser of BASHH public panel and previous Externals and Press Director of Sexpression:UK) as discussant

Programme, including abstracts and bios (pdf)

The seminar will be held in English.

All are welcome to attend this free event, at 17:30 GMT. You will need to register in advance to receive the online event joining link. Please click on the Book Now button below to register.

Download guidance on participating in an online event (pdf)


Benjamin Dalton
020 7862 8738