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CFP: Circuits: Open Screen and Lightning Talks

February 8, 2016

The 2016 CHAT Festival welcomes undergraduates working in the areas of digital arts and humanities to submit a proposal for short open screenings/lightning talks. The talks will take place on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 pm as part of the Collaboration, … Continued

CFP: Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media

February 7, 2016

“Critical Invention: Media, Engagement, Practice” March 19-20th, 2016 “Before there is ‘thought,’ there must have been ‘invention.’” – Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power, p. 293. “Building is, for us, a new kind of hermeneutic — one that is quite … Continued

CFP: “Health’s Borders”, Health Tomorrow, Volume 4 (May 2016)

February 4, 2016

CFP: “Health’s Borders”, Health Tomorrow, Volume 4 (2016) Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality York University, Toronto, Canada http://ht.journals.yorku.ca Submission Deadline: May 15th, 2016 Borders are constructed to regulate the movement of people, resources, and information, as well as to structure and … Continued

Reflections on TMC Lectures at Duke University

January 20, 2016

By: Ashley Werlinich & Rachel Warner As part of the Theology, Medicine, and Culture seminar series at Duke University, two divinity students, Peter Gunderman and Laura Johnson, presented their research on biblical exegesis and literary theory last Friday, January 15th. … Continued

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

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