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…

The Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine (Fall 2013)

The Fall 2013 issue of The Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine has been published: http://www.theintima.org/

Survey: Medical Humanities Programs

For humanities scholars whose work includes teaching, consulting, or research in schools of medicine or nursing or allied health programs, a survey is now being conducted under the auspices of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). Please take…

CFP: So Assoc History of Medicine and Science

Call for Papers: SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) invites paper proposals for its sixteenth annual meeting on February 27- March 1, 2014, in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted by…

ICHSTM Blog

The social media group for the 24th International Congress for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine would like to bring to your attention the Congress’ blog at http://www.ichstm2013.com/blog/ They are currently posting two blog articles a week, introducing papers due to be given…

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