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  • New Episodes of the HHJ Podcast

    The Health Humanities Podcast released six new episodes over winter break! Each new episode features readings of the pieces published in the print issue and interviews with the authors and artists to discuss their creative process and their experiences in … Continued

  • CFP: UMD Disability Summit

    Access and Crisis: Disability and the Collapse of Everything The twinned crises of a global pandemic and a re-awakening to systemic racial injustice have reignited previously illuminated disparities for the disability community, compounded by a violently exclusionary presidential administration. These … Continued

  • CFP: Healthcare in/and Humanities Conference at Wilson College

    Wilson College is devoting its annual Humanities Conference to the theme of Healthcare in the Humanities this year.  The conference is sponsored by Wilson’s M.A. Humanities program as well as their new undergraduate program in Healthcare and Medical Humanities. This … Continued

  • Call for Submissions: The Yale Review of Disability Experience

    The Yale Review of Disability Experience is seeking submissions for their first print issue until March 1st. They will be accepting submissions for online publication on a rolling basis. The first issue will be published in the Spring (in April … Continued

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