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…

AIDS35 Exhibits: Coordinating Events Across Programs

AIDS35 Exhibits: Coordinating Events Across Programs

This year marks two AIDS anniversaries: the 35th anniversary of the first published reports of what would come to be called the “AIDS” epidemic, and the 20th anniversary of the introduction of protease inhibitors and other antiretroviral medications that turned…

Nominations for MLA Executive Committees

If you are an MLA member and interested in being part of the executive committee for the Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum, you can now nominate yourself–or a colleague (if MLA member). The current executive committee will review all…

CFS: Illness Narratives (DIEGESIS Interdisziplinäres E-Journal für Erzählforschung)

DIEGESIS Interdisziplinäres E-Journal für Erzählforschung Interdisciplinary E-Journal for Narrative Research https://www.diegesis.uni-wuppertal.de Call for Papers DIEGESIS 6.2, winter 2017 Topic: “Illness Narratives” Deadline for the submission of abstracts: September 30th, 2016 Deadline for the submission of articles: June 30th, 2017 About…

Richard Selzer, MD (Obit)

The New York Times announces the death of Richard Selzer, MD: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/16/books/richard-selzer-who-fictionalized-medicines-absurdity-and-gore-dies-at-87.html      

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