Edited Collection Call for Papers Health Care in Children’s Literature Edited by Naomi Lesley, Sarah Hardstaff, and Abbye E. Meyer Recently, issues of health insurance access and cost have been a dominant political issue in the United States. However, questions…

The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer-reviewed, multimedia, open-access journal published in collaboration with the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship.  The purpose of this journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the…

Disability and Disciplines:  The International Conference on Educational, Cultural, and Disability Studies 3-4 July, 2019 Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University Keynote Speakers: Prof Tanya Titchkosky, University of Toronto, Canada Dr Laurence Clark, Independent, UK Interdisciplinarity is…

Working together: collaboration beyond the academy in research in dementia and culture A Dementia and Cultural Narrative Network event Friday 23rd November 2018, Institute of Modern Languages Research, Senate House, London Organisers: Dr Sarah Falcus (University of Huddersfield) and Dr Raquel…

A Call for Papers for the next special issue of the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine  journal, which will be on “Interrogating the Past and Shaping the Future of Mental Health Rhetoric Research.” Please circulate widely and accept my apologies for cross-listing. You’ll also…

Dr. Rita Charon Named the 2018 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities   Founder of narrative medicine to speak on how the humanities can improve medical practice, Oct. 15, in Washington, D.C.  WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 4, 2018) — Rita Charon, scholar, physician,…

The Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health in collaboration with the Division for Gender Studies, Stockholm University CURATING HEALTH: GRAPHIC MEDICINE AND VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ILLNESS Place: Stockholm University Date: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th December 2018 Keynote Speakers: Prof….

Fifth Annual Health Humanities Symposium 2018 Thursday & Friday October 18 & 19 Health Sciences Centre & University of Calgary Main Campus Calgary, Alberta, Canada Theme: Art and Medicine: Friends, Enemies or Distractors Faculty and learners from all disciplines with an…

Two calls for American Comparative Literature Association seminars (March 7-10, 2019, Georgetown University) may be of interest: The Faces of Depression in Literature https://www.acla.org/faces-depression-literature Trauma and the Materiality of Care https://www.acla.org/trauma-and-materiality-care Arousing Images in Avant-Garde(s): Precarious Bodies and Frames of Representation https://www.acla.org/arousing-images-avant-gardes-precarious-bodies-and-frames-representation The…

Synapsis (www.medicalhealthhumanities.com) is an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines in a “department without walls.” The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, a literary scholar, and Rishi Goyal, a…

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