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] 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] 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] 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 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] 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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Upcoming Launch

Medical and Health Humanities is delighted to announce our official launch on October 1st, 2017. We have selected a wonderful group of monthly writers from a diverse range of institutions and disciplines, and are thrilled to feature their work. We are also excited to be receiving individual pieces by scholars and students in the field.... Continue Reading →

Call for Writers

We are pleased to announce the launch of Medical and Health Humanities, an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines. Our intention is to build “a department without walls.” The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, a literary scholar, and Rishi Goyal, a medical doctor.... Continue Reading →

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