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  • Deadline Extended: HHC Virtual 2022 Conference

    The Health Humanities Consortium has extended the deadline to submit proposals for their 2022 virtual conference! 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 … Continued

  • Jordynn Jack Featured in National Humanities Center Podcast

    HHIVE Founding Director Jordynn Jack has been featured in the Discovery and Inspiration podcast series from the National Humanities Center. Her episode, “Training the Brain: Rhetoric, Neuropolicy, and Education,” explores how contemporary public rhetorical strategies have advanced the idea that we … Continued

  • 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

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