Two calls for proposals for MLA 2014 (January ’14, Chicago) special sessions: LITERATURE AND BIOETHICS: Proposals invited for short papers examining, perhaps interrogating, “literature” and “bioethics” and the possible relationships between these two variously definable fields. and LITERATURE AND HEALTH:…

Call for Contributions to The Gazette of the Society for the Social History of Medicine http://www.sshm.org/content/contributions-gazette We are always interested in receiving contributions for The Gazette, which we send out with our journal. Conference reports and pictures (500 words maximum),…

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…

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