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…

Vote: Executive Committee for the new Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum

For those of you who are MLA members, please take a few minutes to vote in the elections for a new member of the Executive Committee for the new Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum.  It’s a real accomplishment to…

TC Med Hum Health Studies Session Included in Presidential Theme Sessions

This just in from the mother ship: [TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum} session 565, “Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies,” [approved and submitted] for possible inclusion in this year’s presidential theme, Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and…

Shapiro et al. (2015). Medical professionalism: What the study of literature can contribute to the conversation

Of interest — Medical professionalism: What the study of literature can contribute to the conversation. Shapiro, Johanna; Nixon, Lois L.; Wear, Stephen E.; Doukas, David J.; Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, Vol 10, Jun 27, 2015 ArtID: 10. Publisher:…

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