The article "Temporality, Reader Recognition and Literary Consolation: A Reading of Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air with Narrative Medicine " by Marie-Elisabeth Lei Holm has just been published in Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine (fall 2020).
Marie-Elisabeth Lei Holm earned her PhD in literature and sociology from the University of Southern Denmark in 2020 while working at "Uses of Literature. The Social Dimensions of Literature". Lei Holms's dissertation, Recognition Redefined: Using Literary Texts to Get Recognition, examines aesthetic and political forms of recognition and asks how literary works might enable social acknowledgment around issues of marginalization and the politics of identity. Currently, she works as a postdoctoral researcher within narrative medicine and literature-based social interventions at the National Institute of Public Health in Copenhagen.