Article: Communication & Medical Humanities

Bleakley, Alan, and Marshall, Robert. “Can the Science of Communication Inform the Art of the Medical Humanities?” Medical Education, 47.2 (Feb. 2013):126-133. Abstract: CONTEXT There is increasing interest in establishing the medical humanities as core integrated provision in undergraduate medicine…

CFS: Age, Culture, Humanities

Age, Culture, Humanities seeks to promote cross-disciplinary, critical investigations of the experiences of age, aging, and old age, as seen through the lens of the humanities and arts. The goals are to consider age as a category of identity, advance…

CFP: Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable

Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable, November 20-21, 2013, Columbia University, New York City, NY USA This two-day conference continues a series of philosophy of medicine meetings at University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2005 and 2008, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, in 2009…

The Hub (Residency), Wellcome Trust

The Hub – Where great ideas can come together: The Hub opens for preliminary applications from today The Wellcome Trust has always played a leading role in funding ground-breaking, interdisciplinary, health-related research projects. Today, we are announcing another venture that puts…

CFP: ‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority

Call for Papers: ‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority Medical Humanities Research Centre, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom 23-25 August 2013 Conference Committee: Dr. David Shuttleton, Dr. Gavin Miller, Dr. Elizabeth Reeder, and Dr. Megan Coyer http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/critical/research/conferences/attentivewriters/ From nurses, physicians…

History of Medicine Finding Aids Consortium

The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, is pleased to announce the latest release of its History of Medicine Finding Aids…

Chronicle: MLA Commons, Lit & Med Blog

Jennifer Howard’s Chronicle of Higher Education article on MLA Commons puts the Literature, Medicine, & Medical Humanities blog in the spotlight: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/a-virtual-meeting-ground-for-language-and-literature-scholars

CFP: Medical Expertise in the 20th and 21st Century

Call for papers Medical expertise in the 20th and 21st century | Medizinische Expertise im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert Annual conference of the Swiss Society for the History of Medicine and Sciences, Bern, Switzerland Currently we experience a crisis of…

CFP: Knowing Practices, HIV/AIDS Conference

For the 2nd International Conference for the Social Sciences and Humanities in HIV we invite papers that address the theme of /’*KNOWING PRACTICES’*. /This dual concept poses questions about the multiple practices that comprise the dynamics of the epidemic and how the practice of…

CFS: Mysticism of Death (edited collection)

Call for Papers: A collection of essays on the mysticism of death, tentatively titled: The Ecstasy of the End. We are seeking proposals for an edited volume discussing the relationship between mysticism, spirituality, and death from a wide variety of…

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