MALADY AND MORTALITY 2013 (Thursday 19th-Friday 20th Sept.) will explore critical and creative responses to illness, death and dying in literary and visual culture.
Areas of interest include: The Body in Pain, Memory and Mourning, (e-)Narratives and Patient Testimony, Public Health and Medicine, Health and Environment, Disease, Disability and Subjectivity/Agency, Medical Identities, Illness and Digital Technologies/Patient Networks, Palliative Care, Quality of Life and Euthanasia and Death, Dying and Artes Moriendi.
Professor Tony Walter, Centre for Death & Society, University of Bath
Professor Alan Bleakley, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry
Dr Michele Aaron, University of Birmingham
MALADY AND MORTALITY welcomes a variety of approaches and perspectives (autobiographical, medical, fictional and non-fictional) and is open to artists, academics, medical practitioners, writers, journalists, medical technologists, undergraduates and postgraduates.
Full Non-Residential Registration (£130) includes the conference fee, refreshments and buffet lunches on both conference days, and a 3 Course Meal (including glass of wine) at the Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth on Thursday 19th September.
Discounted hotel accommodation is available at the Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth, www.greenbank-hotel.co.uk (Please quote ‘Malady and Mortality Conference’ when booking). Tel. +44 (0) 1326 312440 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternative accommodation can be found at: http://www.falmouth.co.uk/falmouth-accommodation
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