Prof. Isabel Fernandes' Last Lesson
Isabel Fernandes (PhD – 1988; Habilitation – 2007) was a Full Professor at the Department of English Studies, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon. She also created and coordinates the international and interdisciplinary Programme on Narrative & Medicine since 2009, known as Project in Medical Humanities, from 2018 onwards. She is PI (Principal Investigator) of SHARE – Saúde e Humanidades Actuando em REde / Health and Humanities Acting Together, funded by FCT (June 2018 – June 2021). She has published extensively in the fields of her expertise, namely, English Literature, Narratology, Inter-art Studies and, more recently, Narrative Medicine. Among her more recent publications are the following books: Olhar a Escrita: Para uma Introdução ao Estudo da Literatura na Universidade (2004), Critical Dialogues: Slow Readings of English Literary Texts (2011), Literatura: a (in)disciplina na intersecção dos saberes e das artes (2011). She coordinated and coedited the following volumes: Creative Dialogues: Narrative and Medicine (2015), Contar (com) a Medicina (first published in 2015; revised and extended editions in 2016 and 2018), and Entrecruzares Bioéticos (2020).
May the 16th 2022, at 6 p.m., in Amphitheatre II at FLUL.
To watch the video of the session click here (in portuguese).