Editorial Report: Writers' Retreat

Editorial Team // We are continually impressed by the remarkable diversity of writing, thinking, practice, and activism at work at Synapsis. Now in its third year, our journal has matured into a forum for sustained collaboration across disciplinary and international boundaries — our current contributors hail from North America, the UK, France, Australia, and Romania….

Publishing Opportunity: Geriatric Medical Humanities

Desmond (Des) O’Neill // Geriatric Medical Humanities – new section in European Geriatric Medicine journal Despite broader currents of ageism within and without medicine, geriatricians, geropsychiatrists, gerontological nurses and allied health professionals are fortunate to be working with people at the richest stage of life, and in a speciality that is intellectually stimulating and professionally…

The Body as Manuscript | Columbia Global Centers Mumbai

A Workshop with Dr. Rishi Goyal, emergency physician and co-editor of Synapsis and Manjula Padmanabhan, novelist, artist and Onassis award winning playwright of Harvest. Health, Politics and the Imagination in Colonial and Contemporary India February 18-19, 2019 The past several years have witnessed a growing interest in developing coursework and programs that emphasize the humanities…

CFP: Narrative Special Issue

Announcement // In January 2021 Narrative will devote a special issue to the topic of “Narrative in the Public Sphere.” This message is a call for abstracts for potential contributions. Contributions on health/medical humanities narrative in the public sphere would be very welcome. The overarching goal of the special issue is to participate in and…