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Kate Brown on Nancy Tomes Lecture: “Panic in the Streets”

February 28, 2023

“Panic in the Streets”: Historical Reflections on Fear-based Media Messaging During Acute Public Health Crises   On February 1st, Nancy Tomes delivered a lecture on fear-based media messaging during acute public health crises. She is a distinguished historian, author, and … Read more

Isabel Kakacek on Exhibition Night for the HHJ

January 19, 2023

By: Isabel Kakacek The Health Humanities Journal (HHJ) of UNC-Chapel Hill hosted an Exhibition Night to celebrate the launch of their Fall 2022 issue on Monday, November 14th. Writers who had submitted their pieces, HHJ editorial staff, and other UNC … Read more

Noelle Escobal on the 2022 HHIVE Information Session

November 29, 2022

By: Noelle Escobal On Thursday, November 10th, 2022, HHIVE held a brief information session with current lab members to discuss important topics of the health humanities. According to Sarah Lofstrom, a doctoral student and teaching fellow of English and Comparative … Read more

Meet Laura Crook: A Current BA/MA Student

November 18, 2022

By: Baylee Materia Laura Crook arrived at UNC-CH as a pre-med student with a passion for English on the side. She never would have imagined, her freshman year, that four years later she would be combining her distinctive academic interests … Read more

Baylee Materia on ENGL 71H: Healers and Patients

November 3, 2022

Discovering My Passion for the Health Humanities    By Baylee Materia When reflecting on my freshman year at the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, ENGL 71H was easily my academic highlight. Entitled “Healers and Patients,” Dr. Kym Weed’s first year … Read more