Aidan Seale-Feldman

Aidan Seale-Feldman is Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer in the Bioethics Program at the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on questions of crisis, care, and the relationality of affliction. Her book project explores psychosocial transformations in postdisaster Nepal, tracing the public articulation of a mental health crisis in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquakes, including its strategic uses, ethical demands, and unexpected consequences.

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Book Forum: The Blind Man

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Book Forum: The Blind Man

And if seeing was fire, I required the plenitude of fire, And if seeing would infect me with madness, I madly wanted that madness.–Maurice Blanchot Robert Desja... More

Cinematic Experiments and Ethical Transformations

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Cinematic Experiments and Ethical Transformations

In their 1961 film Chronicle of a Summer, the ethnographic filmmaker Jean Rouch and the sociologist Edgar Morin show a group of young people gathered outside ... More

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Many anthropologists drawn to experimental forms of ethnography have gravitated toward images as method. Lisa Stevenson (2014, 10) has proposed an “anthropology... More

Teaching Triggers with Megan Raschig

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Teaching Triggers with Megan Raschig

Megan Raschig is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Medical Anthropology at the University of Virginia. In this article, Raschig draws on contemporary theories of the eve... More

Mental Health after the Earthquake: Building Nepal’s Mental Health System in Times of Emergency

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Mental Health after the Earthquake: Building Nepal’s Mental Health System in Times of Emergency

In the months since the deadly earthquake, Nepal has seen an unprecedented abundance of mental health discourse and practice. From the government to local NGOs ... More