Jessica Gaitán Johannesson. The Nerves and their Endings: Essays on Crisis and Response


  • Arya Thampuran Durham University


Review of Jessica Gaitán Johannesson’s The Nerves and their Endings (2022)

Author Biography

Arya Thampuran, Durham University

Arya Thampuran is an Assistant Professor in Black Health and the Humanities at Durham University’s Institute for Medical Humanities and the Principal Investigator on the Black Health and the Humanities Network. Engaging a decolonial and intersectional approach, her work explores how creative practitioners across the African diaspora express mental health and healing through literature, media, visual and performance art, in ways that disrupt Euro-American biomedical models.