Chinese medicine approaches emotions and emotional disorders differently than the Western biomedical model. Transforming Emotions with Chinese Medicine offers an ethnographic account of emotion-related disorders as they are conceived, talked about, experienced, and treated in clinics of Chinese medicine in contemporary China. While Chinese medicine (zhongyi) has been predominantly categorized as herbal therapy that treats physical disorders, it is also well known that Chinese patients routinely go to zhongyi clinics for treatment of illness that might be diagnosed as psychological or emotional in the West. Through participant observation, interviews, case studies, and zhongyi publications, both classic and modern, the author explores the Chinese notion of “body-person,” unravels cultural constructions of emotion, and examines the way Chinese medicine manipulates body-mind connections.
The Lessing Yearbook/Yearbook 2021 "Disasters of the 18th Century" deals with the question of how the eighteenth century reacted to catastrophes or catastrophic events, and how these experiences shaped or questioned Enlightenment visions of society and the understanding of the world.
Stephen B. Fitzmaurice, The Role of the Educational Interpreter: Perceptions of Administrators and Teachers, October 2021 While educational interpreting has been studied for decades, the research has historically focused on the tasks educational interpreters are engaged in during their work day.
Elizabeth A. Winston and Stephen B. Fitzmaurice , Editors. Advances in Educational Interpreting. September 2021 In this follow up to Educational Interpreting: How It Can Succeed , published in 2004, Elizabeth A. Winston and Stephen B. Fitzmaurice present research about the current state of educational interpreting in both K-12 and post-secondary settings.