The Medical Humanities Colloquy initiated by Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar is meant to open up dialogues between medicine, humanities and literary and cultural studies by dwelling on their intersections that operate in the cultural field of medicine. The seminar series encourages discussions on trauma, suffering, loss, grief, recovery, coping mechanisms, transformed identities, and so on. The presentations will cover various sub-disciplines within the rubric of Medical Humanities, such as, medical theatre, medical sociology, clinical anthropology, psychoanalysis, and medical literature. The talks conducted by the respective field-experts and leaders will encounter and accentuate the granular details of clinical communication, clinical care spaces, familial care, written and oral narratives of the patients, etc., that seldom get highlighted in the data-oriented clinical case studies.
Title: Illness and Medicine in Theatre: Aesthetic, Disciplinary, and (Inter)personal Crossings
Date & Time: August 13, 5:30PM (IST)