Dementia Field Notes resumed: entry wounds

Featured image: Maria Lassnig, Dame mit Hirn (Woman with Brain), 1990. When I retired from my job as the associate director of and a teacher in Gender Studies nine months after being diagnosed with young-onset dementia (2010), my colleagues gave me a beautiful leather-bound journal, the gilt-splotched kind with pen-friendly, unlined paper. For the first months of my retirement, […]

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