Review of Annual Assoc Med Hum Conference

William Viney, writing for the Centre for Medical Humanities blog, reviews the recent annual conference of the Association for Medical Humanities: http://medicalhumanities.wordpress.com/2013/07/17/annual-association-for-medical-humanities-conference-university-of-aberdeen-8th-10th-july-2013-review/ The AMH is a professional organization in the UK and Ireland: http://www.amh.ac.uk/

CFP: The Male Body in Victorian Literature and Culture

Call for Contributions: The Male Body in Victorian Literature and Culture There exists a considerable amount of research focused on the female body in the Victorian period, from seminal texts such as Krugovoy Silver’s exploration of anorexic female bodies (2002),…

CFS: Cripping Cyberspace: A Contemporary Virtual Art Exhibition

Cripping Cyberspace: A Contemporary Virtual Art Exhibition Friday September 27 – Friday December 20, 2013 Curated by Amanda Cachia with the curatorial committee, which includes Jay Dolmage, Editor, Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, and Geoffrey Shea,…

CFS: Case Studies, Narrative Ed Rpts

Call for Case Studies and Narrative Education Reports Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research is a peer-reviewed journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Case studies. Case study articles are stand-alone articles that include an in-depth description and analysis of…

CFP: Am Assoc Hist Med

Calls for Papers: 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine http://histmed.org/aahm_papers.htm Submit abstracts here: https://aahm.conference-services.net/authorlogin.asp?conferenceID=3289&language=en-uk The American Association for the History of Medicine invites submissions in any area of medical/health care history for its 87th annual meeting, to be…

CFS: Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities

The University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History is launching PJMH: The Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities, a new online interdisciplinary publication authored and edited by postgraduate students. (Readers in US take note: “postgraduate” means your “graduate.” This journal is designed for grad…

CFP: History of Medicine in Practice

The aim of the conference “History of Medicine in Practice” is to stimulate a discussion about the place of history of medicine in a rapidly changing academic landscape, where discipline-based research and education are being challenged by demands for cross-disciplinary integration and extra-academic “impact.”…

Science in Culture Web Site

The UK Arts and Humanities Research Council has recently launched a new website for its Science in Culture Theme. There is a web page for each of the Exploratory Awards, Research Networks and Fellowships which have received funding to date,…

Conference Report: A Narrative Future for Healthcare

The Centre for Humanities Blog reports on the recent conference, A Narrative Future for Healthcare, co-organized by Rita Charon (Columbia U) and Brian Hurwitz (King’s College) and hosted by King’s College’s Centre for the Humanities and Health. Conference report here:…

CFP: Gothic & Death

Call for Papers: Gothic Studies Special Issue: The Gothic and Death Advanced by way of various conventions and symbols, memento mori — “Remember that you will die” — is Gothic literature’s greatest cautionary warning.  Although Peter Walmsley has suggested that this reminder to live…

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