Hiram College’s Center for Literature and Medicine, in joint sponsorship with Northeast Ohio Medical University, is delighted to announce our upcoming summer seminar on “Age, Ability, and Healthcare.” This seminar, which will be held on Thursday, July 17 and Friday,…

Call for Papers: 3rd International Health Humanities Network Conference – Traumatextualities: Trauma in the clinical, arts and humanities contexts With the centenary of WW1, the occasion to reflect on the broader realities of conflicts and their traumas is of paramount…

Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine Edited by Sharon Ruston, Alice Jenkins, and Catherine Belling Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine is an exciting new series that focuses on one of the most vibrant and interdisciplinary areas in…

Call for Contributors to an Edited Volume: “Bridging the Local and the Global Through the Histories of Science, Medicine, Technology, and the Environment” Among the most important and exciting trends in recent historical scholarship has been the shift toward international,…

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Call for Papers Special Issue: “Disability and Blood” Guest Editors: Michael Davidson (UCSD) and Sören Fröhlich (UCSD) Since the HIV/AIDS blood feuds of the 1990s, scholarship into social and cultural definitions of…

A blog post on the Scholarly Kitchen concerns Alan Alda’s talk at the AAAS meeting: Although Alda didn’t mention this explicitly, one of the premises of his talk is that this approach to communication is grounded in the study of…

The University of Southampton Faculty of Medicine looks forward to hosting the Association of Medical Humanities Annual Conference from 7th – 9th July 2014. The Faculty uniquely offers medical humanities options for all its undergraduate students in year 1 as…

In 2012-2013 the Journal of Healthcare, Science and the Humanities moved to a new publisher: the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care located at Tuskegee University. The academic mission of the journal and its impact continue to…

Cultural Medicine: Representations of Illness, Disability, and Health Care in Narrative and Visual Arts Syracuse University Abroad in Florence | A 3-week intensive course (3 credits) | June 3-June 19, 2014 Instructors Rebecca Garden, PhD, Upstate Medical University, gardenr@upstate.edu Kirsten Stromberg, MFA, Syracuse University in Florence, kstrombe@syr.edu…

Trespassing Medicine CFP: Trespassing Journal, Deadline for Abstracts: March 15, 2014 http://trespassingjournal.com/ The belief in the necessity to integrate the study of the arts and humanities into medical education and practice has gained wide currency in the last decades, especially…