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Self-care, Health

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Afro-Colombiana Cultural Workers Strategizing Self-Care in Bogotá, 2020

Identifier: te_2020spring_wand_kate.pdf
Overview "This paper explores the strategies of self-care for survival utilized by Afro-Colombian female cultural workers in Bogotá. Interviews were conducted to contextualize and identify selfcare strategies for survival. Participants include three Afro-Colombian female cultural workers and their mestiza female colleagues at a hip-hop community arts center in Bogotá. Daily, ordinary and lived experiences can be examined to understand why Afro-Colombian women might need these strategies, how they are...
Dates: 2020

Care is an Incision, 2021

Identifier: cw_2021spring_meneghin_livia.pdf
Overview "'Care is an Incision' explores self-care and self-preservation in the event of a severing—what does it mean when a painful act, like letting someone go or undergoing surgery, are necessary for wellness and safety? In 2019, I was diagnosed with cancer and was left behind by someone I cared for very dearly. This manuscript experiments with form to push the boundaries of memory; I rely on the ghazal's repetition to mirror the obsessiveness of anxiety and the depression of sitting in what is...
Dates: 2021