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Summer Course: Medical Humanities, Italian Perspectives

Summer Course: MEDICAL HUMANITIES ITALIAN PERSPECTIVES 7-12 September 2014, Padua – Venice Fondazione Lanza (Center of Advanced Studies in Ethics, Padua – Italy), in collaboration with the Chair of History of Medicine at the University of Padua and the Chair of Medical…

On Twitter @MLA14 ?

Because I wear three hats (American studies, scholarly publishing, medical humanities), I will be spreading myself thin in attending and tweeting sessions on all these topics. You can follow me: @thelongviewtom If you’re tweeting MLA 2014 (@mla14 or #mla14), post…

MLA 2014: Sessions on health, illness, medicine, health professions &c

The following list (perhaps not complete) includes the MLA 2014 sessions whose topic or at least one paper might be of interest to scholars in health, medicine, illness, health professions studies: 49. Women’s Education and the Rhetoric of Sexual Reformation…

Narrative Epidemiology (Wm & Mary 4terly)

Concerning our shared interests in literature and medicine (or literature and health, or humanities and medicine, or humanities and health, or culture and health, or culture and the body . . .), the most recent issue of William and Mary…

Wellcome, Palgrave Macmillan, Open-Access Monograph Project

Reported by Jennifer Howard in the 19 Nov. 2013 Chronicle of Higher Education: Last May the Wellcome Trust, a leading British sponsor of biomedical research,expanded its support for open access to include monographs as well as journal articles. In partnership with…

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I am writing to you as the Executive Manager of the SLSAeu, the European sister organization of the USA-based Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (http://www.litsciarts.org). Both the international and the European SLSA welcome scholars, artists and scientists who are working at the…

New MLA Structure: “Medical Humanities” Group Proposed

The MLA is considering a new structure among its divisions/groups, with “Medical Humanities” proposed as a new group. Please take a few minutes to weigh in on this proposal. There’s already a lively debate about “Medical Humanities” (with suggestions for…

Kienle Symposium — Medical Humanities: Clinical & Pedagogical Perspectives

Kienle Symposium — Medical Humanities: Clinical & Pedagogical Perspectives May 25–30, 2014 Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA (Home of the first humanities department in a U.S. medical school) http://www2.med.psu.edu/humanities/kienle-symposium/ The purpose of this Symposium is to provide a practical experience and pedagogical strategies…

Medical Humanities Project on Dentistry & Teeth in Britain

Dr Claire L. Jones, Director of the Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Leeds writes: At the Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Leeds, we are currently developing a new…

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