Registration open: ‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority

We’re delighted to announce that registration for the conference, ‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority, has opened. The conference will be hosted by the Medical Humanities Research Centre at the University of Glasgow from 23-25 August 2013. 

The plenary speakers will be: 

Professor Rita Charon (Columbia University): ‘To Write is to Undergo’

Professor Paul Crawford (University of Nottingham): ‘Treating fictions: Are patients real?’

Professor G. Thomas Couser (Hofstra University): ‘Vulnerable Subjects’

Darryl Cunningham: ‘Cartooning, Creativity, and Mental Health’

We are looking forward to welcoming speakers from a wide range of clinical, creative, academic, and service-user backgrounds.

The registration form and the draft programme are available on the conference website at:


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