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Spring 2017 Health Humanities Courses

November 2, 2016

ENGL 611 Narrative, Literature, & Medicine: Advanced Interdisciplinary Seminar TR 3:30:4:45pm Jane Danielewicz Sociologist Arthur Frank asserts that “whether ill people want to tell stories or not, illness calls for stories.” This seminar explores narrative approaches to suffering, healing, and … Read more

Lisa Diedrich, “Illness as Metaphor”

October 3, 2016

The following article has been reprinted from Lisa Diedrich’s personal blog. In case you missed it: at a rally in Pennsylvania, Donald Trump made fun of Hillary Clinton’s recent bout of pneumonia, imitating her stumbling into her car at the … Read more

Job Posting: Doctoral Fellowships in Medicine and Humanities

September 26, 2016

Doctoral Fellowships in Medicine and the Humanities With its roughly 7500 personnel working in a vast range of different occupational groups, Mainz University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is one of the largest employers in the State … Read more

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Associates, Rutgers University

September 12, 2016

2017-18 Postdoctoral Associates (2 positions) Center for Cultural Analysis (CCA), Rutgers University The Medical Humanities is an emerging field that explores the relationship between culture and society, on the one hand, and medical science and clinical practice, on the other. … Read more

New Health Humanities Journal

August 22, 2016

New to the Carolina community this Fall semester, the Health Humanities Journal of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will assist in initiating and engaging discussion among the undergraduate and graduate communities about the up-and-coming Health and Medical Humanities fields. The main purpose of … Read more