CFS: Poetry for CHEST

CHEST Journal, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians, seeks poetry submissions. Poems should not exceed 350 words, should not have been previously published, and should relate to concerns of health-care providers, patients and families, and medicine….

HSS Awarded NSF Grant for Conference Travel

HSS Awarded NSF Grant for Conference Travel The History of Science Society has won a grant of over $200K from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “Eight Societies Travel Grants for Graduate Students, Independent Scholars, and Recent PhDs”…

CFP: International Perspectives on Science, Culture & Society (Book Series)

International Perspectives on Science, Culture & Society (Book Series, Pickering & Chatto) Fern Elsdon-Baker (Coventry University), Salman Hameed (Hampshire College) and Ignacio Silva (University of Oxford) are actively seeking proposals for innovative monographs and essay collections for their series: International…

CFP: Psychosomatic Illness in Popular Culture (Edited Collection)

Edited Collection: “Psychosomatic” Illness in Popular Culture (Abstracts due September 1) Medically unexplained symptoms, hysteria, neurasthenia, hypochondria, psychogenic illness, somatic symptoms, functional illness, malingering—there is ongoing debate amongst specialists in medicine, psychology, sociology, and the medical humanities about how to…

CFP: Medieval Landscapes of Disease

Call for Papers Medieval Landscapes of Disease 50th International Congress of Medieval Studies Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI   — May 14-17, 2015  In recognition that diseases are manifestations of their environment, this session seeks papers that place medieval diseases…

MLA Gives Preliminary Approval, Seeks Formal Proposal

Good news from MLA — We are writing today on behalf of the Program Committee to invite you to submit a full proposal for the creation of the new forum TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies. The proposal should consist…

CFS: Culture, Museums and Wellbeing (Arts & Health)

Call for Papers: Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice Special issue on Culture, Museums and Wellbeing We welcome your submission of papers related to research, theory, and policy for a special issue of Arts &…

CFS: “Imagining Contexts for Mental Illness” (J Med Hum)

CALL FOR PAPERS Special issue of the Journal of Medical Humanities: “Imagining Contexts for Mental Illness” Guest Editor: Woods Nash If asked to point to an instance of mental illness, we might gesture toward many things: a person’s behaviors, physical…

“Science & Medicine” (Year’s Work Crit Cult Theory)

Lindsay Parker, “Science and Medicine,” Year’s Work Crit Cult Theory published 19 June 2014, 10.1093/ywcct/mbu012 http://ywcct.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/06/19/ywcct.mbu012.extract.html

Inside Higher Ed: Health Careers for Humanities Scholars

“Health Careers for Humanities Scholars,” Inside Higher Ed (2 July 2014): http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/07/02/essay-jobs-humanities-scholars-health-professions-programs#sthash.WfXSaXN9.dpbs

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