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

Prospective Forum Update: TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies

The proposed new MLA Transdisciplinary Connections (TC) forum Medical Humanities and Health Studies appears to have met MLA’s minimum requirements for adoption (35 endorsements, 5 leadership volunteers). However, if you have not done so already, please take a moment to…

Ctr for Narrative Practice (Cambridge, MA)

This announcement will be of interest to those using narrative methods. The Center for Narrative Practice: The future is in stories Our Goal To establish a Center for Narrative Practice in 2015 in Cambridge, MA that will offer traditional, low-residency,…

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…

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