New MLA Commons Humanities & Medicine Group

Created today in the MLA Commons Groups section is the Humanities & Medicine Group, the companion forum to this blog. Its name is intended to convey its interdisciplinary nature (and is less ungainly than Literature, Medicine, & Medical Humanities). We also acknowledge…

Catherine Belling: What is hypochondria?

Catherine Belling: What is hypochondria?

Michael Berubé: Humans, superheroes, mutants, and people with disabilities

Michael Berubé, People with disabilities

Linda Hutcheon: Multidisciplinary work on culture and medicine

Linda Hutcheon, Multidisciplinary work on culture and medicine

Paula Treichler: History of the condom

University of Illinois cultural historian Paula Treichler’s ongoing research has led her in fascinating directions. Her research on condoms grew out of her work on AIDS and its meanings, work that established her as a leading thinker on the body….

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