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Welcome 2017 and bring on the Parsnip Soup!

Three weeks into the New Year and I haven’t broken a single New Year’s resolution. But that’s because I don’t much like resolutions and I didn’t make any. Resolution implies something that can be decided on, put to bed, removing all doubt. I don’t think life is like that. And one of the earlier meanings… Continue reading Welcome 2017 and bring on the Parsnip Soup!

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An evening at Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies on the 21st of September 2015

I am most grateful to Philip Scibilia – who heads up the Medical Humanities programme – and to Elizabeth Fehsenfeld for their invitation to speak last week and for their enthusiastic welcome and generous hospitality. Thank you to Tara Jenner for the warm introduction. I was delighted to meet Sean Nevin who is Director of… Continue reading An evening at Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies on the 21st of September 2015

Event, Medical Humanities, News, Self-portrait without Breasts

Back from Transatlantic Connections 2 – a Drew University conference in Ireland

I liked the look of this conference as soon as I saw the call for papers from Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies (based in Madison, New Jersey). This was to be an interdisciplinary gathering, with the Medical Humanities School at Drew interested in ‘a conversation about the importance and conceptual scope of the… Continue reading Back from Transatlantic Connections 2 – a Drew University conference in Ireland