Seminars and Lectures

“Drawing as a Mode of Caring: Epigenetic Landscapes and Graphic Medicine” (Lecture, Leeds, 12 October 2017)

The University of Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities invites you to the Oakley Memorial Lecture in Medicine and the Arts, entitled ‘Drawing as a Mode of Caring: Epigenetic Landscapes and Graphic Medicine’. The lecture will be given by Susan Squier (Penn State), with a response by Professor Margit Shildrick (Linköping University). The event will be Read more…

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Arts in Health

Stories of Illness/Disability in Literature and Comics (CfP, Berlin, 27-28 October 2017)

The PathoGraphics research team at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany announces this two-day academic conference and call for papers: ‘Stories of Illness/Disability in Literature and Comics. Intersections of the Medical, the Personal, and the Cultural’. The keynote speaker will be Leigh Gilmore (Wellesley College), author of The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma Read more…

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Workshops

Disarming Dialogues in Humanities and Ethics (Workshop, University of Chicago Center in New Delhi, 2-4 November 2016)

The Medical Humanities Group of the University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), University of Delhi, India and the University of Chicago Medicine, USA will be organising this three day collaborative workshop. The course faculty will be Matthew Sorrentino, David Meltzer, Vinay Kumar, Monica Peek from Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, Ranjana Read more…

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Call for Papers

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture (CfP, Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, Chicago, April 16-19 2014)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE Chicago, IL April 16-19, 2014 DEADLINE: November 1, 2013 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for the 2014 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association meeting in Chicago, IL invites presentation Read more…

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Arts in Health

Ethics Under Cover: Comics, Medicine and Society (CfP, 4th International Conference of Comics and Medicine, Brighton, July 2013)

4th International Conference of Comics and Medicine Ethics Under Cover: Comics, Medicine and Society 5th-7th July 2013 Brighton and Sussex Medical School Brighton and Sussex Medical School in collaboration with Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust and Graphic Medicine invites papers for the fourth international conference on Comics and Medicine. Previous meetings Read more…

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Arts in Health

Ian Williams’ on ‘Graphic medicine: comics as medical narrative’ (Medical Humanities Journal)

Ian Williams’ article, Graphic Medicine: Comics as Medical Narrative has just been published in the BMJ’s Medical Humanities journal. Williams is an independent general practitioner, a comics artist (under the nom de plume Thom Ferrier) and editor of GraphicMedicine.org. The abstract reads: Among the growing number of works of graphic Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities