GMU is hosting the inaugural Virginia Colloquium on the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine (VCRHM) this spring on April 7, 2018. The purpose of this event is to connect researchers interested in the rhetoric of health and medicine (RHM) across Virginia and surrounding…

CFP: Rhetoric of Health and Medicine 2019 Special Issue on the “Rhetoric of Public Health” Public health, a widely encompassing term often used to describe ways that various stakeholders communicate about and respond to issues of health that effect large…

CFP: Special Issue of Journal of Technical Writing and Communication on Communication, Culture, and Care: Examining the Dynamics of Health and Medical Communication in International and Intercultural Contexts   Issue Editor: Kirk St.Amant, Louisiana Tech University   Proposals Due: 8 Dec. 2017   Publication Date: Fall…

International Health Humanities Conference (5th. 2016. Sevilla), (2017). Creative practices for improving health and social inclusion. 5th International Health Humanities Conference. Sevilla: Universidad de Sevilla, Vicerrectorado de Investigación https://idus.us.es/xmlui/handle/11441/65469 Proceedings here:  https://idus.us.es/xmlui/bitstream/handle/11441/65469/creative_practices_improving.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

If you’re in the mood for a nurse-themed ghost story, try Ellen Glasgow’s “The Shadowy Third.” As described in a brief synopsis (lifted from WikiPedia): “In ‘The Shadowy Third’ the first-person narrator, Miss Randolph, is employed as Mrs. Maradick’s nurse…

  Call for Papers: Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) Twentieth Annual Meeting, at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, February 15-17, 2018 Deadline for paper abstracts, panel submissions, and student travel grants is: October 15th, 2017. The…

“The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a…

HEALTH HUMANITIES BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES Sarah L. Berry, PhD, Hiram College Erin Gentry Lamb, PhD, Hiram College Therese Jones, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Humanities programs focusing on health and healthcare delivery in their cultural,…

The MLA has opened the call for nominations (of yourself or others) to forum executive committees, including the Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum.  Current executive committee members will review these and select one from the membership nominees to run in…

We are pleased to announce the launch of Medical and Health Humanities (www.medicalhealthhumanities.com), an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines. Our intention is to build “a department without walls.” The site…

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