Belinda Jack, writing for the London Times Higher Education, reports on “The Rise of Medical Humanities.”

AMH 2015 Annual Conference: Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, UK – June 23-25 Dangerous Currents: Risk and regulation at the interface of medicine & the arts Call for presentation proposals: Deadline 28th February 2015 Patient safety has become an important issue in medicine and…

According to a press release from the University of Illinois’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Some issues require scholars in both the humanities and sciences to fully understand. As a new journal sponsored by the Program in Medieval Studies…

The current issue of the Canadian Journal of History devotes its articles and book reviews to the history of medicine: http://utpjournalsreview.com/index.php/CJOH/issue/view/281/showToc

CFP Virginia Woolf Miscellany Issue #90, Fall 2016 Special Topic: Woolf and Illness Submissions due: 31 March 2016   Virginia Woolf’s 1926 essay “On Being Ill” questions why illness has failed to feature as a prime theme of literature, alongside love, battle, and…

 Working with Nineteenth-Century Medical and Health Periodicals St Anne’s College, Oxford, 30 May 2015 The nineteenth century saw an explosion in the number of medical periodicals available to the interested reader. Publications such as the Lancet and British Medical Journal are familiar names to…

New issues of several journals have come to our attention: Literature and Medicine (32.2) Fall 2014 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/literature_and_medicine/toc/lm.32.2.html Bulletin of the History of Medicine (88.4) Winter 2014 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/bulletin_of_the_history_of_medicine/toc/bhm.88.4.html Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (70.1) January 2015 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_the_history_of_medicine_and_allied_sciences/toc/jhm.70.1.html

The 2015 Call for Proposals is Now Open until 11:59 pm Pacific Time, Friday, March 6, 2015 American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 17th Annual Meeting October 22-25, 2015 Houston, TX Hilton Americas-Houston Call for Proposals We recommend that you…

Culled from the nearly 800 sessions at this week’s annual convention of the Modern Language Association, the following list (by no means complete) may be of interest to scholars in medical humanities and health studies. 21. Beyond Metaphor: New Directions…

Discourses of Health and Medicine 2015:  Looking Forward Building on the momentum of the 2013 Symposium (http://definingmedicalrhetoric.com/symposium/), the University of Cincinnati will again host Discourses of Health and Medicine, September 3-4, 2015.  Our keynote speakers will be Judy Segal, University…