The Modern Language Association (MLA) has proposed the ratification of a new forum “Medical Humanities & Health Studies.” If you are currently an MLA member (or are interested in joining the MLA), please consider signing and spreading the news throughout your networks. The deadline for signatures is June 15th 2014 and more information is available here.
If ratified, this new MLA forum will formalize the humanistic study of health and illness as part of the MLA’s organizational mandate.
To sign the petition, you’ll need to 1) be a member of the MLA, 2) have your user name and password handy, and 3) make a quick profile on MLA Commons (full instructions here).
Founding Editor Angela Woods writes… It’s the end of era! Eight years and over 2500 posts later, the Centre for Medical Humanities blog is shutting up shop. In it’s place and launching tomorrow, Thursday 14 Read more…