CFP Deadline: Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities

deadline for submissions:  April 25, 2024 full name / name of organization: Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies contact email: editors@ellids.com CALL FOR PAPERS: Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities Having its coinage in the context of history of science by George Sarton in 1948, Medical Humanities has grown into an exciting area of interdisciplinary inquiry that allows…

Application Deadline: Postdoctoral Fellowship, History of Medicine and Medical Humanities

The Department of the History of Medicine and the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine (CMHSM), Johns Hopkins University, seeks applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in history of medicine and medical humanities. The fellow will have teaching and administrative responsibilities in the department’s online program in the history of medicine (OPHOM) which offers…

Seminar: “Medical writer’s quibbles about genitourinary patients in early modern England”

8th February 2024 – Dr Jennifer Evans (University of Hertfordshire) – Registration details to follow. TITLE: ‘‘He was ashamed to let me know of it, and thought to have got cured otherwise without my knowledge’: Medical writer’s quibbles about genitourinary patients in early modern England.’ ABSTRACT: This seminar considers the extent to which disorders affecting…

CFP: Laughter is the Best Medicine? Visual Histories of Health and Humour

Co-editors Dr Christine Slobogin, Dr Katie Snow, and Laura Cowley are pleased to announce a call for chapter proposals for an edited volume exploring vibrant intersections of humour, visual culture, and the health humanities. This volume examines what role visual humour has had and continues to play in healing and healthcare, as well as in…