CFS: Disability & Blood

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Call for Papers Special Issue: “Disability and Blood” Guest Editors: Michael Davidson (UCSD) and Sören Fröhlich (UCSD) Since the HIV/AIDS blood feuds of the 1990s, scholarship into social and cultural definitions of…

Alda on Effective Science Communication

A blog post on the Scholarly Kitchen concerns Alan Alda’s talk at the AAAS meeting: Although Alda didn’t mention this explicitly, one of the premises of his talk is that this approach to communication is grounded in the study of…

CFP: The Art of Compassion

The University of Southampton Faculty of Medicine looks forward to hosting the Association of Medical Humanities Annual Conference from 7th – 9th July 2014. The Faculty uniquely offers medical humanities options for all its undergraduate students in year 1 as…

J of Healthcare, Science & Humanities

In 2012-2013 the Journal of Healthcare, Science and the Humanities moved to a new publisher: the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care located at Tuskegee University. The academic mission of the journal and its impact continue to…

Cultural Medicine: Representations of Illness, Disability, and Health Care in Narrative and Visual Arts

Cultural Medicine: Representations of Illness, Disability, and Health Care in Narrative and Visual Arts Syracuse University Abroad in Florence | A 3-week intensive course (3 credits) | June 3-June 19, 2014 Instructors Rebecca Garden, PhD, Upstate Medical University, gardenr@upstate.edu Kirsten Stromberg, MFA, Syracuse University in Florence, kstrombe@syr.edu…

CFP: Trespassing Medicine

Trespassing Medicine CFP: Trespassing Journal, Deadline for Abstracts: March 15, 2014 http://trespassingjournal.com/ The belief in the necessity to integrate the study of the arts and humanities into medical education and practice has gained wide currency in the last decades, especially…

CFP: Am Soc Bioethics & Humanities

The 2014 call for proposals for the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 16th Annual Meeting: Inclusive & Interprofessional: Bioethics & Humanities? has been posted at:  www.asbh.org. The call will remain open until 11:59pm Central Time, Thursday, March 6, 2014.

CFP: Female Bodies

Call for papers CIT: Female bodies, Image and Time. An Interdisciplinary History of Looking University of Granada, 26-28th of June 2014 We welcome you at the University of Granada you from 26 to 28 June 2014 to the CIT (Female…

CFS: Literature to Teach Professionalism

Call for Submissions: Engaging Hearts and Minds: The Use of Literature to Teach Professionalism An anthology under contract with Kent State University Press for the Literature and Medicine series Co-editors, Susan Stagno, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine…

CFS: Historical Med Genetics

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gene: Historical Medical Genetics II http://www.journals.elsevier.com/gene/call-for-papers/special-issue-historical-medical-genetics-ii/ The history surrounding genetic disorders will always be of interest to both the medical community and the general public. It is important to appreciate how clinical…

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