THE: Rise of Medical Humanities

Belinda Jack, writing for the London Times Higher Education, reports on “The Rise of Medical Humanities.”

CFP: Risk and regulation at the interface of medicine & the arts

AMH 2015 Annual Conference: Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, UK – June 23-25 Dangerous Currents: Risk and regulation at the interface of medicine & the arts Call for presentation proposals: Deadline 28th February 2015 Patient safety has become an important issue in medicine and…

Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black Death

According to a press release from the University of Illinois’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Some issues require scholars in both the humanities and sciences to fully understand. As a new journal sponsored by the Program in Medieval Studies…

History of Medicine: Canadian J Hist

The current issue of the Canadian Journal of History devotes its articles and book reviews to the history of medicine: http://utpjournalsreview.com/index.php/CJOH/issue/view/281/showToc

CFP: Woolf & Illness

CFP Virginia Woolf Miscellany Issue #90, Fall 2016 Special Topic: Woolf and Illness Submissions due: 31 March 2016   Virginia Woolf’s 1926 essay “On Being Ill” questions why illness has failed to feature as a prime theme of literature, alongside love, battle, and…

CFP: Working with Nineteenth-Century Medical and Health Periodicals

 Working with Nineteenth-Century Medical and Health Periodicals St Anne’s College, Oxford, 30 May 2015 The nineteenth century saw an explosion in the number of medical periodicals available to the interested reader. Publications such as the Lancet and British Medical Journal are familiar names to…

In the Journals

New issues of several journals have come to our attention: Literature and Medicine (32.2) Fall 2014 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/literature_and_medicine/toc/lm.32.2.html Bulletin of the History of Medicine (88.4) Winter 2014 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/bulletin_of_the_history_of_medicine/toc/bhm.88.4.html Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (70.1) January 2015 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_the_history_of_medicine_and_allied_sciences/toc/jhm.70.1.html

CFS: Ethics and Creative Expression (ASBH)

The 2015 Call for Proposals is Now Open until 11:59 pm Pacific Time, Friday, March 6, 2015 American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 17th Annual Meeting October 22-25, 2015 Houston, TX Hilton Americas-Houston Call for Proposals We recommend that you…

Medical Humanities & Health Studies @MLA 2015

Culled from the nearly 800 sessions at this week’s annual convention of the Modern Language Association, the following list (by no means complete) may be of interest to scholars in medical humanities and health studies. 21. Beyond Metaphor: New Directions…

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