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CFP: Bodily Modernities: Comparing, Intersecting, Dismembering (Amherst)

April 27, 2016

Crossroads V: Graduate Student Conference Bodily Modernites: Comparing, Intersecting, Dismembering October 7-9, 2016 University of Massachusetts Amherst Bodies and issues of corporeality are variously entangled with the concept of the modern. Conventional definitions of the modern age place its onset … Read more

Exhibit: Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester at NCMA

January 13, 2016

For a limited time, visitors to the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh will be able to view rare documents, drawings, and notes from Leonardo da Vinci. The exhibit, titled “Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Creative Mind,” features … Read more

CFP: Disability and Aging

July 13, 2015

Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal Special Forum on Disability & Aging Call for Papers Empirically, we need to remember these facts: barring sudden death, those who are aging and those who have a disability can be only artificially … Read more

Dr. Jordynn Jack Receives 2015 RSA Book Award

April 30, 2015

The Rhetoric Society of America gives an annual book award for the best work in rhetorical study. Autism and Gender: From Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks, Dr. Jordynn Jack‘s latest book, was selected as the 2015 recipient of the RSA … Read more

“Writing Diabetes” Project Receives FIRE Grant

March 28, 2015

Writing Diabetes: An Interdisciplinary Collaboration Explaining the Significance of Illness Essays for Patients, Clinicians, and Researchers was recently awarded a Fostering Interdisciplinary Research Explorations (FIRE) Grant through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. The FIRE Grant is a … Read more

In the News: Doctors to Storytellers

March 2, 2015

Check out this article featuring the Literature, Medicine, and Culture program from the Spring 2014 issue of Carolina Scientific:

Feeding a Hungry World (Monday, March 2)

February 20, 2015

Karen Sokal-Gutierrez, MD, MPH, clinical professor, UC Berkeley/UCSF, will speak on “Feeding a Hungry World.” Dr. Sokal-Gutierrez is a physician trained in pediatrics, preventive medicine, and public health, with a focus on maternal-child health. She has worked in global health … Read more