Prof. Dr. Anna M. Elsner is co-editor of the forthcoming publication Literature and Medicine in the Cambridge Critical Concepts Series.
She is a tenure-track assistant professor of French literature and culture at the University of St. Gallen and Associate Member of the Center for Humanities and Health at King’s College London. Her research is situated at the intersection of French literature, philosophy, visual cultures and biomedical ethics, with an emphasis on studying death, dying and bereavement in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Her work has been supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Leverhulme Trust, the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Camargo Foundation, and the European Research Council. As of 2023, she is PI of the ERC Project ASSISTED (2023-2028).