Artist and writer Marion Coutts is best known for her award-winning memoir The Iceberg, written in response to her husband's diagnosis and eventual death from a brain tumour. In this online event, Marion speaks to Laura Salisbury, Professor of Modern Literature and Medical Humanities at the University of Exeter, about healthcare, waiting times and contemporary art, writing and thinking.
Find out more, including how to access the event livestream, on the Critical Poetics website.
This event is one in a series of free to attend, public events as part of the 2021 Critical Poetics Summer School programme:
Friday 25 June — Care in the Time of COVID: Michael Rosen in Conversation
Monday 28 June — Care for the Stranded: Astrida Neimanis
Tuesday 29 June — Care and Waiting: Marion Coutts in Conversation with Laura Salisbury
Wednesday 30 June — Inter-species Care: Maya Chowdhry and Mama D Ujuaje in Conversation with Eva Giraud
Thursday 1 July — Troubling Care: Nat Raha, Bhanu Kapil and Raymond Antrobus
Friday 2 July — Freedom and Care: Maggie Nelson in Conversation with Seán Hewitt
Organised by the Critical Poetics Research Group at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) in partnership with Nottingham Contemporary and Curated & Created at NTU.