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…

CFS: Age, Culture, Humanities

Age, Culture, Humanities seeks to promote cross-disciplinary, critical investigations of the experiences of age, aging, and old age, as seen through the lens of the humanities and arts. The goals are to consider age as a category of identity, advance…

CFP: Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable

Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable, November 20-21, 2013, Columbia University, New York City, NY USA This two-day conference continues a series of philosophy of medicine meetings at University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2005 and 2008, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, in 2009…

The Hub (Residency), Wellcome Trust

The Hub – Where great ideas can come together: The Hub opens for preliminary applications from today The Wellcome Trust has always played a leading role in funding ground-breaking, interdisciplinary, health-related research projects. Today, we are announcing another venture that puts…

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