Concentration will give undergraduates a chance to pursue natural sciences and humanities rather than having to choose one or the other: http://hub.jhu.edu/2015/01/22/major-medicine-science-humanities

The Journal of Somaesthetics is a peer-reviewed, online, academic research journal devoted to research that advances the interdisciplinary field of somaesthetics, understood as the critical study and meliorative cultivation of the experience and performance of the living body (or soma) as…

“A MONTH ago, I felt that I was in good health, even robust health. At 81, I still swim a mile a day. But my luck has run out — a few weeks ago I learned that I have multiple…

The Social Justice Research Institute of Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, announces a call for papers and artistic contributions for an upcoming symposium (October 15–16, 2015) Consuming Intimacies: Bodies, Labour, Care, and Social Justice Intimacy, as a concept and as…

You have three more weeks in which to submit a proposal for the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 17th Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2015 in Houston, TX. ASBH represents the intersection of bioethics and humanities. It is a crossroads…

Featured in the inaugural issue of the Commons Newswire, an interview describing the creation in 2012 of the MLA Literature, Medicine, & Medical Humanities blog and the recently approved TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum: http://thewire.commons.mla.org/literature-medicine-medical-humanities/

MLA Forum: TC Medical Humanities & Health Studies Writing Nursing: Translating Practice into Literature: Five-minute “flash paper” roundtable: Trauma, triage, testimony; gender and medical practice in wartime hospitals; related themes welcome. Medical Humanities & Health Studies Forum. Vita, 300-word proposal by…

MLA Forum: TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Futures of Medical Humanities and Health Studies: Proposals for papers charting the future of literary studies of health/care. Potential topics include post/trans/anti-humanist embodiment, robotics, genetics, xenotransplantation, technoscience, speculative fiction. 300-word abstracts/short bio…

MLA Forum: TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Investigating, employing, and historically locating our terminologies. Propose keywords for concise presentation in a flash-type panel. 300-word abstract plus one-page CV by 13 March 2015; Catherine Belling (c-belling@northwestern.edu).

If you’re working in the area of health and medicine, you have one week—due February 6—to submit a proposal to the Discourse of Health and Medicine Symposium.  We would love to welcome you to Cincinnati in the fall (September 3-4,…