CFP: Religion and Medicine: Healing the Body and Soul from the Middle Ages to the Modern Day

Religion and Medicine: Healing the Body and Soul from the Middle Ages to the Modern Day (Birkbeck, 15-16 July 2016) In the contemporary Western world, religion and medicine are increasingly separated, but through much of history they have been closely…

CFP: SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting

SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 17-19, 2016 Call for Papers The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) will hold its sixteenth annual meeting on March 17-19, 2016, at the University of Nevada, Las…

CFP: Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Popular Culture (PCA-ACA National)

Popular Culture Association-American Culture Association National Conference (Popular and American Culture Associations) March 21-25 2016, Seattle WA DEADLINE: October 1, 2015 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for the 2016 Popular and American Culture Association meeting in…

CFP: “Love’s Labors: Representing Caregiving in the Family”

Call for Papers:  Special Issue of the Journal of Medical Humanities Edited by Carol Schilling (Haverford College) and Mark Osteen (Loyola University Maryland) For a Special Issue of JMH tentatively titled “Love’s Labors: Representing Caregiving in the Family,” we seek…

CFP: “Unsettling Medicine: Politics, Society, and Economy in Nineteenth-Century American Medical Practice” C19

“Unsettling Medicine: Politics, Society, and Economy in Nineteenth-Century American Medical Practice.” C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists March 17-20, 2016 at Pennsylvania State University Chair: Sari Altschuler Deadline: August 16, 2015. This panel is looking for papers that expand the…

Shapiro et al. (2015). Medical professionalism: What the study of literature can contribute to the conversation

Of interest — Medical professionalism: What the study of literature can contribute to the conversation. Shapiro, Johanna; Nixon, Lois L.; Wear, Stephen E.; Doukas, David J.; Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, Vol 10, Jun 27, 2015 ArtID: 10. Publisher:…

CFP: 2016 American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting

2016 American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting (Minneapolis) The American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) invites abstracts for papers in any area of medical history for its 89th annual meeting, to be held in Minneapolis,…

CFP: Emerging Diversities in Health Humanities Teaching

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Emerging Diversities in Health Humanities Teaching June 8-11, 2016, Hiram, Ohio Organizers: Erin G. Lamb, PhD and Sarah Berry, PhD This Summer Seminar, sponsored by the Center for Literature and Medicine at Hiram College, will bring together…

Review: “Health Humanities” (Crawford, Brown, Baker, Tischler, & Abrams, 2015)

Angela Woods reviews Health Humanities by Paul Crawford, Brian Brown, Charley Baker, Victoria Tischler, and Brian Abrams (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015): http://centreformedicalhumanities.org/health-humanities-reviewed-by-dr-angela-woods/

CFP: Organizing the World of Healing Goods

Call for Papers – Organizing the World of Healing Goods: Materia Medica, Pharmacopeias, and the Codification of Therapeutic Knowledge in the Early Modern World Matthew Crawford, Kent State University, and Joseph Gabriel, University of Wisconsin, Madison We seek proposals for…

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