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19.10.2021

FACETS OF THE HEALTH HUMANITIES: ‘Narrative and the novel: from form to function’

20 October 2021, 6pm (GMT)

Facets of the

Health Humanities

with

Isabel Fernandes

Chair: Chiara Battisti

Poster jpg.pngI will start by a very brief approach to what is narrative, its diversity, complexity and pervasiveness in our lives. I will then concentrate on one form of narrative discourse: the novel. I will address its main features and its difference from the other literary genres, following Mikhail Bakhtin’s theorization. [Read More…]

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19.09.2021

FACETS OF THE HEALTH HUMANITIES

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 

Poster_SeminarSeries_Fiction_27September.jpgThis 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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16.06.2021

IL PIETRISCO PROSE: Facets of the Health Humanities

30 June

Facets of the

Health Humanities

with

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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03.06.2021

IL PIETRISCO POESIA - Quarto appuntamento di Dialoghi con poeti

IL PIETRISCO Poetry

in dialogue with

ALBERTO BERTONI

PAOLO FABRIZIO IACUZZI

GIANCARLO SISSA

GIACOMO TRINCI

GABRIO VITALI

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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

Email poetry@pietrisco.net to receive the password to access the event.

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02.05.2021

IL PIETRISCO POESIA - Terzo appuntamento di Dialoghi con poeti

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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