Category Archives: uni

Chronic pain is not like other pain: or, a paper wot I gave last week.

Last week I went down to Brighton University for the Understanding Conflict and Critical Research Studies Groups’ conference, Re-engaging Elaine Scarry’s The Body in Pain, a 30th anniversary retrospective. I’d been really looking forward to it, as the programme looked … Continue reading

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A sweary reflection

It’s been a little over a year since I’ve started my PhD. It’s been, well, mostly good. The panicking, the crying, and the sense of despair have been balanced by the joy of good feedback, a sense of achievement, and … Continue reading

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Dissertation (again)

Right. Dissertation has a blog of it’s very own – Silenced Voices. Enjoy. Tell everyone even if you don’t enjoy. Excuse me while I drink more lemsip and get snot everywhere.

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Sex and Disability (a.k.a. Dissertation Fun Time)

After handing in my final essay last week – and taking an entirely reasonable week off – it’s time to start playing with my dissertation. What I’m looking at hasn’t changed since I handed in my proposal; as it’s Blogging … Continue reading

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Rambling about gender studies

Do you remember Tom Martin, the man who is suing LSE for “anti-male bias” on its Gender Studies course? No, stop giggling at the back. He’s serious. But I’m not talking about Martin, who is frankly a bit of a … Continue reading

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