Are the mechanisms of mental illness distinct unto themselves? Or are they, at times, merely a broader expression of our complex personalities?
Even as the world is becoming more aware of our impact on the environment, we often tend to downplay or even ignore the consequences of environmental degradation.
These writings provide a way to discuss and dissect the complexities of multiculturalism, as it exists both within a medical context and within our lives in a broader sense
From Marcel Proust to Oliver Sacks, memory has been both a muse and a source of endless literary and scientific inquiry.
Plagues and Pens: Writers Examine Infectious Disease From Boccaccio’s Decameron to Tony Kushner’s Angels in…
Delving into both humanistic and medical perspectives of disability, the writings presented here attempt to confront stereotypes by addressing, explaining, and embracing disability.
Perhaps because it is the common fate of humanity, the themes of aging and the passage of time have captured the imagination of writers from William Shakespeare to Grace Paley.
Coming of Age