Health and Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Venue for Exploration

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  • New Course: Medicine and Modernity in the Arab World

    Professor Ana Vinea is offering a new course called Medicine and Modernity in the Arab World this fall! ARAB 214 will meet on TuTh 3:30-4:45pm. Course Description: The class introduces students to questions of medicine and modernity in the Arab … Continued

  • Careless Healthcare: Ableism During COVID-19 by Taha Lodhi

    While the COIVD-19 pandemic has been covered extensively by news media, one conversation is often left unspoken: ableism is unjustly placing disabled people at a higher risk of COVID-19 infection and mortality. An ableist perspective implements “biased attitudes and beliefs” … Continued

  • Deadline Extended: UNC MA Program Accepting Applications through June 9, 2020

    Deadline Extended! The English M.A. with concentration in Literature, Medicine, and Culture at UNC-Chapel Hill has extended the application deadline for fall 2020 matriculation. Applications are now due June 9, 2020. The Literature, Medicine, and Culture (LMC) concentration is an interdisciplinary … Continued

  • CFP: HHC 2021 at Penn State College of Medicine

    The 2021 Health Humanities Consortium International Conference will explore the theme “Crisis and Community: The Role of Health Humanities,” March 25-27, 2021, at the Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA. Hosted by Penn State College of Medicine. COVID-19 has created a global … Continued

Health Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Venue for Exploration

We are a group of researchers dedicated to linking the humanities and health sciences through student-centered research projects, innovative curricula, and public engagement. Our mission is to help prepare the next generation to think across disciplines, consult their values and passions, and tackle real-world problems to create meaningful social change.

Admissions for the English M.A. concentration in Literature, Medicine, and Culture are open every fall. In this interdisciplinary program, students can focus on Global Health; Medicine and the Arts; Constructions of Illness; Narrative Medicine; Race, Justice, and Health. Courses can be taken in departments across the university, including social medicine, occupational therapy, anthropology, and English. 

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