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Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS)
Visiting Professor, PhD (York)


I am Professor of Modern Literature at the University of Bristol, UK, where I also direct the Centre for Health, Humanities and Science. I have published on modernist literature, perception, medicine, and philosophies of embodiment, and am author of Beckett, Technology and the Body (Cambridge UP, 2009; paperback 2010) and Samuel Beckett and Medicine (Cambridge UP, 2024). I am co-editor of The Body and the Arts (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) and Beckett and Phenomenology (Continuum, 2009). I have also edited The Cambridge Companion to the Body in Literature (Cambridge UP, 2015, with David Hillman) and The Bloomsbury Companion to Modernist Literature (Bloomsbury, 2018, with Mark Nixon). Key Concepts in Medical Humanities (Bloomsbury Academic), an edited collection of essays on concepts such as 'Health', 'Illness', and 'Dying', and methodologies such as 'Narrative Medicine', 'Graphic Medicine', and the 'Black Health Humanities', will appear in 2024. I am a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Beckett Studies (Edinburgh University Press), and the journal's Review Editor.

For further information on my research and publications, as well as PhD supervision and postdoctoral mentoring, please see https://tinyurl.com/umaude