CFS: Exposing, Resisting Media Culture, Public Health (Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum)

Please see the following call for abstracts from the online, peer-reviewed journal, Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum. To submit an abstract, click on the link at the bottom of this page: http://trace.tennessee.edu/catalyst/call.html Creating Health from Below? Exposing and Resisting the…

CFP: Int’l Advanced Sem Philos Med (Paris – 20th-22nd June 2013)

The International Advanced Seminar in Philosophy of Medicine for early-career researchers (any PhD student and any researcher that has defended his or her PhD dissertation within the last five years) will take place at Paris on June 20-21-22, 2013. The…

CFP: Lit & Bioethics; Lit & Health–MLA Special Sessions

Two calls for proposals for MLA 2014 (January ’14, Chicago) special sessions: LITERATURE AND BIOETHICS: Proposals invited for short papers examining, perhaps interrogating, “literature” and “bioethics” and the possible relationships between these two variously definable fields. and LITERATURE AND HEALTH:…

CFS: Gazette Society Soc Hist Med

Call for Contributions to The Gazette of the Society for the Social History of Medicine http://www.sshm.org/content/contributions-gazette We are always interested in receiving contributions for The Gazette, which we send out with our journal. Conference reports and pictures (500 words maximum),…

CFS: Literature and Medicine

Under the new editorship of Catherine Belling, Literature and Medicine is a scholarly, interdisciplinary journal devoted to exploring connections between literary and medical knowledge and understanding. Issues of disease, illness, health, medical science, trauma, and the body are examined through…

CFP: Global Med Humanities

Global Medical Humanities 2013 Association for Medical Humanities Conference Aberdeen, 8 – 10 July 2013 Proposal submission deadline EXTENDED to 15 February 2013 There has been continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities but only recently…

CFP: Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversations

Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversations, 2-4 September 2013 Medical Humanities Research Group at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Conference Organizers: Dr Catherine Burns and Dr Ashlee Neser The…

Article: Communication & Medical Humanities

Bleakley, Alan, and Marshall, Robert. “Can the Science of Communication Inform the Art of the Medical Humanities?” Medical Education, 47.2 (Feb. 2013):126-133. Abstract: CONTEXT There is increasing interest in establishing the medical humanities as core integrated provision in undergraduate medicine…

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