MLA 2017 Medical Humanities & Health Studies Panels

Environmental Illness: Literary Interventions Saturday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Franklin 6, Philadelphia Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Presiding: Rebecca Garden, Upstate Medical Univ., State Univ. of New York “‘Slow Violence’: Environmental Diseases…

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History and Ethics of Genomics and Infectious Disease​

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History and Ethics of Genomics and Infectious Disease The Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics and Institute of the History of Medicine invite applications for a joint two-year postdoctoral fellow position starting in September 2017. The…

The Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities (CfP, University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History)

The PJMH: The Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities, based at the University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History, is now accepting submissions for articles and book reviews for its fourth edition. The journal, an online interdisciplinary publication authored and edited…

2016 National Book Awards

Meanwhile, there is a place where books still matter . . .   https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/11/17/winners-national-book-awards-2016

CFP: Medicine and What it Means to be Human

Medicine and What it Means to be Human (CfP, Edited Collection)  The role of the doctor, surgeon, physician, or apothecary has been instrumental throughout western cultural history as a determining and defining force of health and well-being, and thus of…

RFI: Strategic Plan for the National Library of Medicine, NIH

Request for Information (RFI): Strategic Plan for the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health Notice Number: NOT-LM-17-002 Key Dates Release Date: November 8, 2016 Response Date: January 9, 2017 Related Announcements NoneIssued by National Library of Medicine (NLM)…

CFP: Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health (15 January 2017)

CFP: Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health (15 January 2017) We are seeking essay proposals for a peer-reviewed edited volume, Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health, which will be submitted to the Literary Disability Studies book…

CFP: Diversity, Cultures, and Health Humanities

6th International Health Humanities Conference Conference Theme: Diversity, Cultures, and Health Humanities March 9-11, 2017 │ Houston, Texas Call for Proposals The theme for this year’s health humanities consortium conference is “Diversity, Cultures, and Health Humanities.” This theme was chosen…

CFP: Diversity, Cultures, and Health Humanities

The 2017 International Health Humanities Consortium will be held Thursday, March 9 – Saturday, March 11 in Houston, TX.  Registration will be open in early January, but attendees can book their hotel rooms early at the Houston Marriott Medical Center;…

CFP: Medicine, Literature and Culture in the Early Modern Hispanic World

International Conference on ‘Medicine, Literature and Culture in the Early Modern Hispanic World’, University of St Andrews, Scotland, 3-5 July, 2017 Conference Aims:   To bring together experts in medicine, literature, history, and related or connected disciplines,  including the visual…

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