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Map of the 1858 Atlantic Cable route Show image information
 guest talk by Gary Younge, June 12, 2018 © Adelheid Rutenburges Show image information
Dirk Night with Armani Cotton Show image information
Transatlantikdampfer "Berengaria" (1920); Route: Liverpool-New York-Liverpool. Show image information
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guest talk by Gary Younge, June 12, 2018 © Madita Oeming Show image information

Map of the 1858 Atlantic Cable route

Photo: Von Unbekannt - Howe's Adventures & Achievements of Americans; en:Image:Atlantic_cable_Map.jpg, Gemeinfrei, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=622111

guest talk by Gary Younge, June 12, 2018 © Adelheid Rutenburges

Dirk Night with Armani Cotton

Photo: Miriam Jassmeier

Transatlantikdampfer "Berengaria" (1920); Route: Liverpool-New York-Liverpool.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Erstsemesterbrownies, April 2018

Photo: Madita Oeming

guest talk by Gary Younge, June 12, 2018 © Madita Oeming

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Medical Humanities

The interdisciplinary field of the medical humanities studies the experience of illness and its cultural meaning across different historical epochs and media. It adds a distinctive humanities perspective to clinical practice and the medical and biological sciences, offering an emphasis on human expression and subjectivity frequently marginalized in these fields. Current research in the medical humanities within the English department focuses on the cultural and intellectual history of psychiatry and psychology during the Cold War era, as well as narratives of illness and disability in twentieth-century and contemporary literature and culture. Faculty members active in this area of research are:

We welcome inquiries from students and researchers with an interest in further study in these areas or collaborating on research projects.

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