Under the new editorship of Catherine Belling, Literature and Medicine is a scholarly, interdisciplinary journal devoted to exploring connections between literary and medical knowledge and understanding. Issues of disease, illness, health, medical science, trauma, and the body are examined through…

Global Medical Humanities 2013 Association for Medical Humanities Conference Aberdeen, 8 – 10 July 2013 Proposal submission deadline EXTENDED to 15 February 2013 There has been continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities but only recently…

Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversations, 2-4 September 2013 Medical Humanities Research Group at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Conference Organizers: Dr Catherine Burns and Dr Ashlee Neser The…

Bleakley, Alan, and Marshall, Robert. “Can the Science of Communication Inform the Art of the Medical Humanities?” Medical Education, 47.2 (Feb. 2013):126-133. Abstract: CONTEXT There is increasing interest in establishing the medical humanities as core integrated provision in undergraduate medicine…

Age, Culture, Humanities seeks to promote cross-disciplinary, critical investigations of the experiences of age, aging, and old age, as seen through the lens of the humanities and arts. The goals are to consider age as a category of identity, advance…

Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable, November 20-21, 2013, Columbia University, New York City, NY USA This two-day conference continues a series of philosophy of medicine meetings at University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2005 and 2008, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, in 2009…

The Hub – Where great ideas can come together: The Hub opens for preliminary applications from today The Wellcome Trust has always played a leading role in funding ground-breaking, interdisciplinary, health-related research projects. Today, we are announcing another venture that puts…

Call for Papers: ‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority Medical Humanities Research Centre, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom 23-25 August 2013 Conference Committee: Dr. David Shuttleton, Dr. Gavin Miller, Dr. Elizabeth Reeder, and Dr. Megan Coyer http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/critical/research/conferences/attentivewriters/ From nurses, physicians…

The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, is pleased to announce the latest release of its History of Medicine Finding Aids…

Jennifer Howard’s Chronicle of Higher Education article on MLA Commons puts the Literature, Medicine, & Medical Humanities blog in the spotlight: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/a-virtual-meeting-ground-for-language-and-literature-scholars

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