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CFP: Medical Heritage Library 2020 Conference

August 3, 2020

The Medical Heritage Library, Inc. is hosting an online conference to celebrate a decade of digitizing primary resources in the history of medicine on Friday November 13, 2020.  The Medical Heritage Library is a digital curation collaborative among some of … Continued

Call for Writers: Synapsis

August 3, 2020

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

New Course: Medicine and Modernity in the Arab World

June 4, 2020

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

May 29, 2020

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