Author: Gavin Miller

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Contribute to our online bibliography

We’re pleased to announce that we’re now opening suggestions for our online bibliography of sources in Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities. We want your help to add to the database, and also to...

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Reflections on our first workshop

Science Fiction and Public Engagement with Medicine Anna and I were delighted to welcome to Glasgow the two guest speakers at our first workshop: Prof. Jenny Kitzinger of Cardiff University, and David Lawrence of Manchester...

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Nothing to make a song and dance about

D.G. Compton’s The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe (1974) has a particular relevance to medical humanities at Glasgow. When Bertrand Tavernier filmed the adapted screenplay as Death Watch (1980), he chose Glasgow as the setting for...

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Should men lactate? Discuss.

For the last couple of years, I’ve set Marge Piercy’s feminist SF novel, Woman on the Edge of Time (1976), to my Honours Science Fiction class. The novel’s protagonist, Connie Ramos, has been telepathically...

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To writers of new-fangled scientifiction

Now that the journal call has been promoted, it’s time to give a push to the project’s creative-writing competition for science-fiction stories (including novel excerpts) that deal with themes of medicine, health, and illness....