An MLA network for scholars engaged in the study of representations of health, illness, and health professions.
At the intersection of comics and medicine is the rise of the Graphic Medicine scholarship field. This course examines the ways in which the sequentialized hybrid of word and image is bringing new insights to patient, healthcare, and clinical experiences.
In any manner of ways, the comics medium (whether known as comic books, graphic novels,…[Read more]
Andrea Charise started the topic MLA 2019: Health Humanities & Digital Life Roundtable – abstracts/presenter info in the discussion TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies on MLA Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Please see the presenter info and abstracts for the MLA 2019 Roundtable, “Health Humanities and Digital Life.”
203: Health Humanities and Digital Life
Time: 8:30AM-9:45AM – Friday Jan 4 2019
Location: Hyatt Regency – Columbus H
Description: This interdisciplinary roundtable is a critical exploration of the intersection of medical and hea…[Read more]
Correction: Submit 250- to 500-word abstracts and a CV, by January 5, 2019, to Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University College of Medicine, at email@example.com
Thomas Lawrence Long replied to the topic Jess Waggoner: TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Election in the discussion Medical Humanities and Health Studies on MLA Commons 4 months ago
Thanks for your willingness to serve, Jess. –Tom Long
Jessica Waggoner started the topic Jess Waggoner: TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Election in the discussion Medical Humanities and Health Studies on MLA Commons 4 months ago
My name is Jess Waggoner and I am running for the MLA TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Executive Committee. At MLA’s suggestion, I wanted to use this space to introduce myself and some of my goals.
I currently serve as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at the University of H…[Read more]
This article argues that the humanities and medicine fields have paid insufficient attention to race, which is reflected in and enabled by the apolitical nature of their cornerstone principles, their practices of literary interpretation, and their paucity of scholarship on writers of color. I examine the fields’ interpretation of Audre Lorde’s ill…[Read more]
Thomas Lawrence Long wrote a new post Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery: Connecting Communities for Mental Health and Well-Being in the group TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies: on MLA Commons 10 months ago
Paul Crawford from the International Health Humanities Network at the University of Nottingham has shared a digital showcase of their extensive, multi-year ARTS and HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL funded program […]
Four New Project Shorts published for Working Knowledge: practical resources for anyone involved in interdisciplinary […]
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
Medical Rhetoric CCCC 2019 Roundtable CFP
The roundtable aims to foster interactive discussions between and around these issues and among presenters and the audience. To this end, we invite […]
Drew University Medical Humanities Career Day April 11th 630pm-9pm in Crawford Hall, Einger Center
Join us on Wednesday, April 11th from 630 pm-9 pm in Crawford Hall, Einger Center for Medical Humanities Career Day. In the first half of the event, former Drew University Medical Humanities Alumni will discuss the different trajectories they took…[Read more]
Thomas Lawrence Long wrote a new post CFP: Madness and Literature: What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness in the group TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies: on MLA Commons 10 months, 4 weeks ago
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 de […]
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 fe […]
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 flourished, bringing together an international community of…[Read more]
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 collaboration among the humanities, each association will honor the other’s attendee badges. We also invite y…[Read more]
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