Teresa Casal (University of Lisbon)
“Imagining Myself Out of Myself”: Uses of Fiction and Memoir in Health Humanities”
Chaired by Rossella M. Riccobono
September 29, 2021
This fifth lecture of the Facets of the Health Humanities series, hosted by “Il Pietrisco” Prose, will see Teresa Casal explore the medium of Memoir and the practice of Health Humanities.
This talk hopes to contribute to a closer appreciation of how memoir and fiction represent experiences of illness and grief and how readers engage with them. [Read More…]
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Facets of the
Cecilia Beecher Martins
Chair: Rossella M. Riccobono
‘Film and the Health Humanities’
This fourth lecture of the Facets of the Health Humanities series, hosted by “Il Pietrisco” Prose, will see Cecilia Beecher Martins explores the fact that medical practices and dilemmas appear to have been represented in cinema since its inception. Thus surprisingly, or not, the centenary of Robert Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920) was celebrated by perhaps as many articles in medical journals as film reviews. [Read More…]
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IL PIETRISCO Poetry
in dialogue with
PAOLO FABRIZIO IACUZZI
14 JUNE 2021, 9pm Italian time
The poets will be reading from their latest poetry collection ‘Sospeso respiro. Poesia di pandemia’.
Il Pietrisco Zoom ID: 881 5021 9699
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IL PIETRISCO POESIA - Dialoghi com poeti
Alberto Bertoni in dialogo con Laura Corraducci e Rossella M. Riccobono.
Il poeta leggerà dalla sua ultima silloge ‘L’isola dei topi’ (Einaudi, 2021).
Mercoledì 19 maggio, ore 21:00 italiane. [Read More…]
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Chiara Battisti and António Duarte
Comics/Graphic Novels and Health Humanities
May 26, 2021
6 pm GMT
This third lecture of the Facets of the Health Humanities series, hosted by “Il Pietrisco” Prose, will see Chiara Battisti and António Duarte explore the coalescing of the medium of the comics/graphic novels and the practice of Health Humanities. What has been defined as “graphic medicine” emerges at the crossroads of health humanities and narrative medicine and combines “the principle so of narrative medicine with the exploration of the visual system of comic art, interrogating the representation of physical and emotional signs and symptoms within the medium” (Graphic Medicine Manifesto 1). In creating an intricate relationship among healthcare professionals, patients, families, and caregivers, graphic narrative enlightens difficult experience and enhances clinical and communicative capabilities. [Read More…]
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