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…

J. Bruce Beckwith: “Impressions of Monstrosity”

J. Bruce Beckwith, MD, “Impressions of Monstrosity: Perceptions of Malformation Through the Ages” Oregon Health and Science University Lecture Series

Simon Chaplin: “Doctors and the Death of History”

Dr. Simon Chaplin, Head, Wellcome Library, “Doctors and the Death of History” Oregon Health and Science University Lecture Series

CFP: MLA 2014 Presidential Theme: Vulnerable Times

MLA 2014 Presidential Theme: Vulnerable Times Marianne Hirsch, MLA president in 2013, has chosen Vulnerable Times as the presidential theme of the 2014 convention. Vulnerable Times addresses the vulnerability of life, the planet, and our disciplines, as well as the…

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