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Improving health outcomes through narrative intervention

January 17, 2016

A group of researchers from the departments of English and Comparative Literature, Medicine, and Occupational Therapy have teamed up to study possible connections between writing and health in a new interdisciplinary study called “Writing Diabetes.”   Dr. Jordynn Jack is … Continued

Second CFP: Science, Society and Civilisation

January 13, 2016

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for researchers of the Humanities and Arts, … Continued

CFP: A Palpable Thrill: An Introduction to Medical Humanities

January 5, 2016

In the past decade, the discipline of medical scholarship has been experiencing a paradigm shift away from the strict adherence to biomedical ideology and towards an understanding of the medical experience that acknowledges that medicine is both a science and … Continued

Upcoming Medical Humanities Event at Appalachian State

January 5, 2016

Associate Professor at Appalachian State, Chris Osmond was recently co-published in Et Alia Press’s Scars: An Anthology. Regarding his essay, “The Thousand Natural Shocks,” Chris says: “I am especially interested in the role of personal voice and reflective writing in … Continued

CFP: Critical Juncture Conference 2016

November 23, 2015

Call for Proposals: Critical Juncture 2016 Emory University, Atlanta, GA April 8-9, 2016 Deadline to submit abstracts: December 15, 2016  

ENGL 690 Works-in-Progress Conference

November 18, 2015

As the culmination of the Health and Humanities class, students presented their research projects at a Works-in-Progress Conference last Monday, November 9th. The projects ranged from empirical studies to literature reviews and encompassed topics from science and technology studies to qualitative and mixed … Continued