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…

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery: Connecting Communities for Mental Health and Well-Being

Paul Crawford from the International Health Humanities Network at the University of Nottingham has shared a digital showcase of their extensive, multi-year ARTS and HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL funded program “Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery” in association with Mental Health Foundation,…

Practical Resources for Anyone Involved in Interdisciplinary Research

Four New Project Shorts published for Working Knowledge: practical resources for anyone involved in interdisciplinary research http://centreformedicalhumanities.org/four-new-project-shorts-published-for-working-knowledge-practical-resources-for-anyone-involved-in-interdisciplinary-research/ via @mdiclhumanities

Medical Humanities Career Day (Drew U, Madison, NJ)

Drew University Medical Humanities Career Day April 11th 630pm-9pm in Crawford Hall, Einger Center Join us on Wednesday, April 11th from 630 pm-9 pm in Crawford Hall, Einger Center for Medical Humanities Career Day. In the first half of the…

Public Health Humanities: Audience, Engagement, and Social Justice

Applications are Now Open for the 2018 Center for Literature and Medicine Summer Seminar at Hiram College Public Health Humanities: Audience, Engagement, and Social Justice  June 6-9, 2018, Hiram, Ohio Forum Theatre for Health Care Equity Pre-Seminar Workshop June 5-6, 2018…

Online Forum: Digital humanities/medicine

“Can Digital Humanities change the way we study health and practice medicine? How do digital reconfigurations or big data impact and expand investigations into health and medicine’s history or trajectory?” These are the questions explored in a series of position…

Medical Humanities & Health Studies Sessions @ MLA 2018

The official 2018 session of the MLA Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum is: 521: Writing Nursing: Translating Practice into Literature Description: While the literary canon is well furnished with work by or about physicians, canonical writing by nurses is sparse…

IHHC 2016 Proceedings

International Health Humanities Conference (5th. 2016. Sevilla), (2017). Creative practices for improving health and social inclusion. 5th International Health Humanities Conference. Sevilla: Universidad de Sevilla, Vicerrectorado de Investigación https://idus.us.es/xmlui/handle/11441/65469 Proceedings here:  https://idus.us.es/xmlui/bitstream/handle/11441/65469/creative_practices_improving.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Happy Halloween!

If you’re in the mood for a nurse-themed ghost story, try Ellen Glasgow’s “The Shadowy Third.” As described in a brief synopsis (lifted from WikiPedia): “In ‘The Shadowy Third’ the first-person narrator, Miss Randolph, is employed as Mrs. Maradick’s nurse…

Medical Heritage Library (On Line)

“The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a…

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