In the Journals

New issues of several journals have come to our attention: Literature and Medicine (32.2) Fall 2014 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/literature_and_medicine/toc/lm.32.2.html Bulletin of the History of Medicine (88.4) Winter 2014 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/bulletin_of_the_history_of_medicine/toc/bhm.88.4.html Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (70.1) January 2015 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_the_history_of_medicine_and_allied_sciences/toc/jhm.70.1.html

Medical Humanities & Health Studies @MLA 2015

Culled from the nearly 800 sessions at this week’s annual convention of the Modern Language Association, the following list (by no means complete) may be of interest to scholars in medical humanities and health studies. 21. Beyond Metaphor: New Directions…

MLA Approves New Forum TC Medical Humanities & Health Studies

We’ve been informed today that the MLA has approved the proposed forum TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies. Thanks to all whose scholarship over the years and whose ideas and suggestions in preparing the proposal brought us successfully to this…

Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics

From Harvard University Library’s Open Collections Program — Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/contagion/

The New World of the Medical Humanities

Courtesy of the Wellcome Institute, a collection of articles, Where Does It Hurt? The New World of the Medical Humanities, is available on line: http://www.wellcomecollection.org/sites/default/files/where-does-it-hurt.pdf Edited by John Holden, John Kieffer, John Newbigin, and Shelagh Wright, the book includes chapters…

J Healthcare, Science & Humanities

The new edition of the Journal of Healthcare, Science and the Humanities (Vol 4, No 2) is officially published, Thursday, August 28, 2014. It is available for download at: jhsh.cryptictruth.com At the website, one can download the edition in either or both…

Announcement: Pa MHC Merges with Intl Health Hum Conf

Dear PA Medical Humanities Consortium (MHC) Folks: I’m writing with exciting news.  The MHC (formerly the PA Medical Humanities Consortium) has decided to combine efforts with the International Health Humanities Conference and other folks interested in creating a national Health…

HSS Awarded NSF Grant for Conference Travel

HSS Awarded NSF Grant for Conference Travel The History of Science Society has won a grant of over $200K from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “Eight Societies Travel Grants for Graduate Students, Independent Scholars, and Recent PhDs”…

MLA Gives Preliminary Approval, Seeks Formal Proposal

Good news from MLA — We are writing today on behalf of the Program Committee to invite you to submit a full proposal for the creation of the new forum TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies. The proposal should consist…

Inside Higher Ed: Health Careers for Humanities Scholars

“Health Careers for Humanities Scholars,” Inside Higher Ed (2 July 2014): http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/07/02/essay-jobs-humanities-scholars-health-professions-programs#sthash.WfXSaXN9.dpbs

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