CFP: Medical Humanities Conference “Why care to write?”

A Medical Humanities Conference – “Why care to write?” – is being organised at the Institute of the History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine, Ulm University on  December 5th–6th, 2018. Deadline: 8 July 2018 The aim of our conference is…

CFP: (Dis)figuring War: Literature and the Arts, 1918-2018

(Dis)figuring War: Literature and the Arts, 1918-2018  Friday-Saturday 9-10 November 2018 Stanford University  Keynote Speaker: JAY WINTER, Charles J. Stille Professor Emeritus of History, Yale University  CALL FOR PAPERS  At 11am on November 11, 1918, the armistice that effectively ended the First World…

CFP: Community Wellbeing & Transformation

The deadline for abstracts (1st May) is fast approaching for the 7th International Health Humanities Conference to be held in the historic city of Southampton, Hampshire, UK. This year’s theme is CHANGING SOCIETY: COMMUNITY WELLBEING AND TRANSFORMATION – HOW HEALTH…

Medical Rhetoric CCCC 2019 Roundtable

Medical Rhetoric CCCC 2019 Roundtable CFP Roundtable Objective The roundtable aims to foster interactive discussions between and around these issues and among presenters and the audience. To this end, we invite individual proposals for modified ignite (5-minute) presentations where participants…

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: 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…

Public Health Humanities: Audience, Engagement, and Social Justice

Applications are Now Open for the 2018 Center for Literature and Medicine Summer Seminar at Hiram College Public Health Humanities: Audience, Engagement, and Social Justice  June 6-9, 2018, Hiram, Ohio Forum Theatre for Health Care Equity Pre-Seminar Workshop June 5-6, 2018…

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