Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (8)

CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series

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 Eight: End-of-Life Narratives, Resilience, and Care

Guest Chair: Steven Wilson (Queen’s University Belfast) 

Adina Stroia (Independent Scholar): ‘The End of Care: Notes on “Assisted suicide” in Noëlle Châtelet’s La dernière leçon’

Lucía López Serrano (Salamanca): ‘Opting Out of Resilience in the Psychiatric Ward: The Dilemma of Assisted Suicide in Miriam Toew’s All My Puny Sorrows’

Marzia  Beltrami (Tartu): 'Lalla Romano’s Nei mari estremi as Illness Narrative'

Author: 
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Speaker(s): 
Adina Stroia (Independent Scholar); Lucía López Serrano (Salamanca); Marzia  Beltrami (Tartu)
Event date: 
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 - 5:30pm