CFP: Madness and Literature: What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness

Madness and Literature: What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness Philosophers have considered the relation between madness and literature since Plato’s Phaedrus. Mental illness has been a favorite topic for great authors throughout literary history just as…

Symposium: Opening Doors: from the medical to the health humanities

Drew University will be hosting a symposium: “Opening Doors: from the medical to the health humanities” on Friday, March 23rd from 230pm to 8pm at Drew University in Madison, NJ. The theme of the event is an examination of the trajectory and future praxis…

CFP: Crossroads of Medicine and Religion, 1200-1800

Angelical Conjunctions: Crossroads of Medicine and Religion, 1200-1800 McGill University on April 13-15, 2019 “Angelical Conjunction” was the term coined by the seventeenth-century New England Puritan Cotton Mather to denote the mutual affinity of medicine and religion. Indeed, medical and…

CFP: Mosquito-borne Illnesses in the Americas

CFP: 2018 Fregly Interdisciplinary Symposium: Mosquito-borne Illnesses in the Americas On October 4 and 5, 2018 the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, through the Melvin Fregly Fund, is hosting a symposium aimed at highlighting and discussing interdisciplinary approaches to…

CFP: Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine

Submissions for the Spring 2018 Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine are now open from March 2 – April 2, 2018. Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine is a literary journal dedicated to promoting the theory and practice of narrative medicine, an interdisciplinary…

CFP: Dósis – new online blog and magazine

Dósis is an online blog and magazine dedicated to exploring the intersection of medical humanities and social justice. The first issue is available here. This web-only publication offers three issues annually featuring essays, commentary, and reviews clustered around a particular theme. In…

CFP: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference

Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference (Exeter, 7-8 June 2018) The Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference will return to the University of Exeter Centre for Medical History in June 2018 for its fifth consecutive year. Over the last four years it has steadily…

MLA & AHA 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Modern Language Association (MLA) will collaborate this year with the American Historical Association (AHA), which will hold its convention in Chicago at the same time as the MLA. In an effort to promote…

CFP: Postgraduate J of Medical Humanities

PJMH: The Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities, based at the University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History, is now accepting submissions for articles and book reviews for its fifth edition. The journal, an online interdisciplinary publication authored and edited by postgraduate…

CFP: Cultural crossings of care – an appeal to the medical humanities

‘Cultural crossings of care’ is a 2-day conference organised by the University of Oslo’s Knowledge in Translation (KNOWIT) and Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages. Honorary guest and speaker: Holberg Prize Winner and Professor Julia Kristeva, Université Paris Diderot….

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