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: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/critical/research/conferences/attentivewriters/