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Corpus: Conversations about Medicine and Life

Monday, 30 May 2016

Screenshot of Corpus blog
A screenshot of the new blog Corpus: Conversations about Medicine and Life.

Corpus: Conversations about Medicine and Life is a new blog, co-edited by University of Otago historian Professor Barbara Brookes and writer Sue Wootton.

Corpus links practitioners from a range of disciplines in conversation about health and illness. The blog will feature a wide range of perspectives on health and medical practice, especially reflective or creative work which fleshes out the biomedical version of illness and disability.

Contributors include doctors, nurses, and other health professionals, as well as historians, linguists, English scholars, classicists, poets, musicians, dancers, and artists.

The blog launched today with four articles:

Future articles will be published each Monday, at