Upcoming Events: January 29, February 5

Medical and Health Humanities Film Series: Part 1 Monday, January 29 – Swim Team We’ll be joined by the film director, Lara Stolman, MHH writer Kathryn Cai (whose review of Swim Team you can read on this website!) and Professor Rachel Adams (Columbia Department of English and Comparative Literature, and the director of the Future... Continue Reading →

The “Criminal Mind:” Discourses of Mental Health and Crime, Part 3

Abigail Jane Mack “UNLOCK THE POWER OF THE WELLNESS EFFECT.” In white lettering across a cool blue background photograph of happy workers, Prudential Financial touts the employer benefits of financial well-being for employees. The Wellness Effect™ will not only create confident, mentally healthy workers but improve the lives of workers’ families and communities. Following a growing... Continue Reading →

New Events November 12-18

To post an event, write to aah2155[at]columbia.edu. Books, Health and History: New York Academy of Medicine New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave at 103rd St Nov 14: Unable to Breathe: Race, Asthma, and the Environment in Civil Rights Era New Orleans and New York, 6pm-7:30pm. New group: Medical Humanities at Humanities Commons For... Continue Reading →

New Events: Week of November 5-11

To post a new event, write to aah2155[at]columbia.edu. Books, Health, and History New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave at 103rd St Nov 6: First Monday Tour. Join us on the first Monday of every month (excluding holidays) to see highlights from the collection in the Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading... Continue Reading →

New Events: October 22-28

To post an event, write to aah2155[at]columbia.edu. Events this week Call for Papers: Midwest Victorian Studies Association, “Victorian Health and Wellness” (April 20-22, 2018) CFP for participation in seminars due October 31, 2017. See http://www.midwestvictorian.org/ for details. Humanities in Medicine Symposium: Rochester, MN October 27-29, 2017 The 4th Annual Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine Symposium... Continue Reading →

New Events: Week of October 15-21

Each week, I'll send out an announcement of newly-posted or upcoming events! Please write to me at aah2155[at]columbia.edu to post your event. This week's events: The Examined Life Conference October 12-14, 2017 We seek to explore the intersections between the arts and medicine. How can they be of use to each other? How can they... Continue Reading →

Official Launch: Hello and Welcome

Hello and welcome to our new online journal. What is health and how do we achieve it are questions that have never been more salient. Our ability to modify bodies through biotechnology has rendered life increasingly transformable. But alongside the incredible transformations in reproductive health, cancer care and genetic medicine, growing inequalities have exacerbated health... Continue Reading →

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