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  • 2022 Health Humanities Consortium Virtual Conference Calls for Papers

    2022 Health Humanities Consortium Virtual Conference Spaces of/for Health Humanities March 25-27, 2022 CFP: Co-hosted by the Center for Health Humanities, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; the Center for Literature and Medicine, Hiram College; and the Health, Medicine, … Continued

  • The Health Humanities Consortium Introduces the Health Humanities Syllabus Repository

    The Health Humanities Consortium, in collaboration with the Medical Futures Lab at Rice University, is pleased to introduce the Health Humanities Syllabus Repository, a new curricular resource for medical/health humanities educators working in academic, professional, and public settings. The repository … Continued

  • Elizabeth Shand Broadcasts Her “History of the Book” Series

    In the summer of 2019, Liz Shand submitted a proposal to the UNC Partnerships in Aging Program, which was collaborating with Galloway Ridge—a senior living community in Pittsboro, N.C.—to offer educational opportunities for its residents. Liz’s proposal: “The History of … Continued

  • Call for Writers: Synapsis

    We are pleased to invite new writers to contribute to Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal. Synapsis is an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines in a “department without walls.” The site … Continued

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