NYCU IMHRC 2022 International Conference: Calamities, Challenges, Conflicts, and Crises: Rethinking Medical Humanities

  • 2022-11-03
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National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University Interdisciplinary Medical Humanities Research Center International Conference
Calamities, Challenges, Conflicts, and Crises: Rethinking Medical Humanities
Date: December 23rd (Friday), 2022
Venue: HSS Building 3, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (Guang-fu Campus), Hsinchu City, Taiwan
  • 專題演講 Keynote Speaker
    Anatomizing the Medical-Environmental Humanities: The Inextricability of Human Health and Environmental Health
    Scott Slovic (University Distinguished Professor, University of Idaho, USA)
  • 主題發表 Plenary Speakers
    Aesthetics of Illness Narratives: “Interesting Facts” & “Yellow Wallpaper” 
    Seiwoong Oh (Professor, Rider University)

    Writing as Dying: Autobiographical Medical Poems of Kim Hyesoon and Brenda Hillman
    Eun-Gwi Chung (Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea)

    The Logic of Life: Ecoplasticity in Geraldine Brooks’ Year of Wonders
    Robin Chen-Hsing Tsai (Professor, Tamkang University, Taiwan)
  • 發表題目 Topics and Presenters (in alphabetical order)
    “Aging and Self-knowledge in King Lear”
    Chuan-haur Liu 劉川豪 (陽明交通大學醫療人文跨領域研究中心博士後研究員)

    “The Apocalyptic Creation in Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation”
    Catherine Ju-yu Cheng 鄭如玉 (逢甲大學外文系副教授)

    “Crip Autoimmunity: Rethinking Care of the Selves”
    Yu-Ching Wang 王榆晴 (臺灣大學外文系博士後研究員)

    “Forces Shaping the Conditions of Our Life: An Interpretation of “Impermanence” through Philip Roth’s Polio Narrative Nemesis”
    Kang-yen Chiu 邱剛彥 (陽明交通大學視覺文化研究所副教授)

    “Healing and Body and Soul in Times of Crisis: Physicians and Plague Saints as Collaborators and Competitors in Venetian Renaissance Art”
    Candida Syndikus 辛蒂庫絲 (臺灣師範大學藝術史研究所教授兼所長)

    “A Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven”: Epidemics, Leprosy, and Hope in Graham Greene’s A Burnt-Out Case
    Hawk Chang 張崇旂 (香港教育大學文學與文化學系助理教授)

    “A History of the Plague According to the Flea: Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet”
    Yi-Peng Lai 賴怡芃 (中山大學外文系助理教授)

    “A Piece of the Urban Sin’s History: On Syphilis Reportage in 1930s Shun Pao and the Transformation of Stylistics and Society”
    Meng Jiajie 孟嘉杰 (新加坡南洋理工大學中文系碩士生)

    “Restlessness Transformed: Revisiting the Metaphor of Tuberculosis in Katherine Mansfield’s Journals and Letters”
    Hannah Wen-Shan Shieh 謝文珊 (銘傳大學應用外語系助理教授)

    “A Sight/Site to See: Gaze and Liminal Space in Eudora Welty’s 'A Visit of Charity’ (1941)”
    Bo-Yuan Huang 黃柏源 (嘉義大學外文系助理教授)

    “Towards a Panda Institute of Graphic Treatment: Retrieving Obsolete Past in Daniel Clowes’ Patience”
    Pei-Ju Wu 吳佩如 (亞洲大學休閒與遊憩管理學系專案助理教授)

聯絡資訊:國立陽明交通大學醫療人文跨領域研究中心 imhrc@nycu.edu.tw