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…

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      

New Publication: Health Humanities Baccalaureate Programs in the United States

A groundbreaking survey prepared by Sarah L. Berry, PhD and Erin Gentry Lamb, PhD (Hiram College) and Therese Jones, PhD (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus): Health Humanities Baccalaureate Programs in the United States “Humanities programs focusing on health and…

Writing for MedHum Fiction | Daily Dose Blog

Are you interested in writing about the medical humanities? Maybe you’re a horror movie fan with an interest in exploring the intersection between medical humanities and pop culture? Perhaps you’re interested in thinking about the process of writing or teaching…

Wellcome Seeks Wikimedian

The Wellcome Library in London is seeking a Wikimedian: The Wikimedian will work with us on the project to help develop areas of Wikipedia covered by our amazing holdings. We’d love you to help us to make our world-renowned collections,…

MLA TC Medical Humanities & Health Studies Forum Update

With a very successful inaugural session at the 2016 Modern Language Association convention, the MLA’s TC Medical Humanities & Health Studies Forum officers met to develop ideas for sessions at future conventions and other projects. The forum’s executive committee leadership…

Disability Studies Sessions at MLA 2016

Rebecca Garden has also supplied the following list of MLA 2016 sessions on disability studies: Disability Studies sessions at #mla16 Touching Disability: Crip Theory in the Archive Thursday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 208, JW Marriott https://apps.mla.org/program_details?prog_id=21&year=2016 Prefiguring “Disability” in…

Medical Humanities and Health Studies Sessions at MLA 2016

The following list of sessions was compiled by Rebecca Garden from the MLA Convention program: Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies Saturday, 9 January, 12:00 noon?1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC Controlling the Body: Feminist Legal, Medical, and Social Discourses and…

J Late Antiquity: “Religion, Medicine, Disability, and Health in Late Antiquity”

Brought to our attention by historian Monica Green: The Journal of Late Antiquity has just brought out a special issue devoted to the theme of “Religion, Medicine, Disability, and Health in Late Antiquity”:  http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_late_antiquity/toc/jla.8.2.html Here’s the complete list of contents: The…

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