Subjectivity and Self-reflection: The Humanities Perspective on Illness

The Medical Humanities Lecture series that has been running throughout 2014/15 begun with Dr Angela Woods discussing her use of phenomenological investigations into auditory verbal hallucinations, followed by Dr Saurabh Mishra’s exploration of middle class anxieties in British India over the widespread adulteration of dairy products. This article will be discussing the last two talks […]

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Medical Humanities approaches to the Phenomenology of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations

Dr Angela Woods, a Senior Lecturer in Medical Humanities from Durham University, opened Sheffield University’s ‘Medical School Humanities Lecture Series’ by presenting preliminary findings from the innovative study “What is it like to hear voices?” This research is part of a larger project called “Hearing the Voice” which brings interdisciplinary and medical humanities approaches to […]

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