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this is about the body the mind the academy the clinic time and pain

This autoethnographic account of fibromyalgic experience in academic culture and clinical and therapeutic settings interrogates how we think and talk about pain, how we engage each other about each other’s pain, and how language, gesture, clinical protocols, technological interventions and reformations, academic expectations, and social norms around propriety attempt to delimit pain and bodily experience … Continue reading this is about the body the mind the academy the clinic time and pain

twisty little passages all alike

We tell stories to make sense of our lived experiences. We play games for the same reason. What feels like entertainment seeps into the neurons and lets us embody and enact what our ordinary lives disallow: genders, ethnicities, sexualities that are not our own; conflict zones we will never enter; professions and institutional orientations that … Continue reading twisty little passages all alike