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  • CFP: Literary Arts and Health Humanities Today and Tomorrow, due July 15, 2019

    Literary Arts and Health Humanities Today and Tomorrow Call for papers Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity, Banff (Alberta), CANADA 16-19 April, 2020 Keynote Addresses: Dr. Sarah de Leeuw (University of Northern British Columbia) Dr. Sander L. Gilman (Emory University) … Continued

  • Alumna Manisha Mishra Features in Publications

    Manisha Mishra is a former HHIVE member and UNC student who graduated in 2018. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology and in medical humanities, with a minor in chemistry before moving to Tennessee this year to pursue a … Continued

  • CFP: Chronicity and Crisis: Time in the Medical Humanities

    International Conference co-sponsored by the Montclair State University Medical Humanities Program and the Waiting Times Research Group (a Wellcome Trust funded research project based at the Universities of Exeter and Birbeck, London, UK) To be held at Montclair State University (Montclair, New … Continued

  • CFS: Sonic South 2019 Contest

    From the project manager: The Southern Oral History Program (SOHP), housed at the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, invites artists, composers, audio/radio producers, writers, and community members to use … Continued

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