Dr. Rita Charon Named the 2018 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities

Dr. Rita Charon Named the 2018 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities   Founder of narrative medicine to speak on how the humanities can improve medical practice, Oct. 15, in Washington, D.C.  WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 4, 2018) — Rita Charon, scholar, physician,…

CFP: GRAPHIC MEDICINE AND VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ILLNESS

The Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health in collaboration with the Division for Gender Studies, Stockholm University CURATING HEALTH: GRAPHIC MEDICINE AND VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ILLNESS Place: Stockholm University Date: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th December 2018 Keynote Speakers: Prof….

CFP: Art & Med Conference

Fifth Annual Health Humanities Symposium 2018 Thursday & Friday October 18 & 19 Health Sciences Centre & University of Calgary Main Campus Calgary, Alberta, Canada Theme: Art and Medicine: Friends, Enemies or Distractors Faculty and learners from all disciplines with an…

CFP: ACLA 2019

Two calls for American Comparative Literature Association seminars (March 7-10, 2019, Georgetown University) may be of interest: The Faces of Depression in Literature https://www.acla.org/faces-depression-literature Trauma and the Materiality of Care https://www.acla.org/trauma-and-materiality-care Arousing Images in Avant-Garde(s): Precarious Bodies and Frames of Representation https://www.acla.org/arousing-images-avant-gardes-precarious-bodies-and-frames-representation The…

“Synapsis” Seeks Writers

Synapsis (www.medicalhealthhumanities.com) is an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines in a “department without walls.” The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, a literary scholar, and Rishi Goyal, a…

BRAINSTORM BOOKS (PUNCTUM BOOKS IMPRINT) ANNOUNCES “RACING MINDS”:  A PUBLISHING INITIATIVE

The Co-Directors of Brainstorm Books invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for publication to our imprint.  We also invite you to encourage students and colleagues to consider doing so.  Brainstorm Books, as an imprint of punctum books, a non-profit…

Tell Me What Hurts: Storytelling and the Healing Arts

The Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England in Maine, USA, and co-host, the School of English at the University of Kent, invite you to attend the health humanities symposium Tell Me What Hurts: Storytelling and the Healing…

CFP: Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation

Palgrave Communications – the multi and interdisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan, part of Springer Nature – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article series, entitled ‘Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation’. This is being edited by Professor John…

CFP: The Environments of the Health Humanities: Inquiry and Practice

Just a reminder that the call for abstracts for the 2019 Health Humanities Consortium Meeting in Chicago is now open. You can learn about the conference at our website: https://healthhumanitiesconsortium.com/conferences-2/2019-chicago/ Our hotel blocks are also open and available We are still a bit shy…

CFP: Curating Health: Graphic Medicine and Visual Representations of Illness

The Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health in collaboration with the Division for Gender Studies, Stockholm University CALL FOR PAPERS for the international conference CURATING HEALTH: GRAPHIC MEDICINE AND VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ILLNESS We invite individual presentations, panel proposals or artistic…

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