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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 … Continued

CFP: Violent Bodies

June 10, 2015

Call for Papers: “Violent Bodies”- Graduate Student Conference- The Ohio State University- Friday 10/30-Saturday 10/31, 2015 Violent bodies pervade literature and cultural history and remain a topic of profound importance in current events. Bodies both commit acts of violence — … Continued

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 … Continued

“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 … Continued

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 … Continued

36th Annual Minority Health Conference (Friday, February 27)

February 13, 2015

36th Annual Minority Health Conference February 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm The Minority Student Caucus proudly presents the 36th Annual Minority Health Conference: “Reaching for the American Dream: Economic Mobility and Minority Health.” The conference will include two … Continued