Vote to Make Us Official!

If you are an MLA member, it appears that more work is needed to move new MLA forums from the merely “proposed” status — Log on to MLA Commons and endorse the creation of the forum. If you are interested…

New MLA Structure, Med Humanities & Health Studies Added

The Modern Language Association has announced its new restructuring (of the old “divisions” and “discussion groups”) into “forums,” organized by general categories. In the category “Transdisciplinary Connections,” the new forum “Medical Humanities and Health Studies” has been formed. Details here:…

J of Healthcare, Science & Humanities

In 2012-2013 the Journal of Healthcare, Science and the Humanities moved to a new publisher: the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care located at Tuskegee University. The academic mission of the journal and its impact continue to…

Centre for Medical Humanities Blog

Centre for Medical Humanities blog has a new address: http://centreformedicalhumanities.org/ 

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…

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