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  • Some Spaces available for the last Online Poetry Crash Cart tomorrow 🗓
    In Event, News, Workshop
    This is the last of an online, weekly hour and a half of poetry workshop for health care students and clinical workers. For people working in acute and ongoing moments of need. For all of us now. What might poetry do here? […]
  • CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR CANADIAN COVID-19 ANTHOLOGY
    In Narrative, News
    The coronavirus pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge on all levels of Canadian society. Essential workers on the so-called “front lines” are routinely cited as heroes in newsprint and online, on television broadcasts, and coffee shop signs because they risk developing a severe infection in the course of their daily work. […]
  • COVID-19 Bio-Ethics Resources
    In News
    PLEASE SEE BIO-ETHICS RESOURCES PREPARED BY UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO MEDICAL STUDENTS JANE ZHU, ALEX FLORESCU AND TEAM. Many thanks to them for this terrific initiative and to all of you who shared resources, curricula  and content. This collaborative […]
  • Call For Submissions for Graphic Truths Anthology of Medical Comics
    In News, Visual Arts
    An anthology of comics, edited by Shelley L. Wall, PhD, Josh Feder, MD, Jillian Horton, MD, and Allan Peterkin, MD. […]
  • COVID AND THE ARTS/HUMANITIES-PART TWO
    In History & philosophy, Narrative, News
    Short Pieces for Long Days: A SARS-Cov-2 Medical Humanities Reader Articles, essays and art Curated by:  David Elkin, MD, MSL from UCSF davidelkin@comcast.net (Selections […]
  • COVID AND THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES-MAKING MEANING
    In Narrative, News, Seminar, Visual Arts
    Please share a wonderful resource found at this link: Open source #Coronavirus syllabus It’s curated beautifully and broken down as follows : —“Teach the virus,” Anne Fausto-Sterling Table of Contents  Articles and Books               1 […]
  • Academy of American Poets
    In News
    Academy of American Poets Consider subscribing  to the Academy of American Poets free POEM A DAY program at: https://poets.org/poem-a-day April is Poetry Month and receiving a poem by  email  each day  may provide some […]
  • JHI Working Groups Call for Applications for 2020-2021
    In News
    The Jackman Humanities Institute is now accepting applications for Working Groups in 2020-2021.  This program provides a $3,000 grant to interdisciplinary groups of faculty members and graduate students who wish to meet monthly in the coming year to discuss a scholarly topic of their choice. […]
  • Poetry and Healing APRIL 2020 – Listen to these broadcasts from the LCP/Sick Kids
    In Narrative, News, Wellbeing
    Poetry throughout the ages has been prophetic, beautiful as well as healing. With the outbreak of COVID-19, we feel it is best to postpone the Poetry and Healing event for the safety of those involved, and those on the frontlines. […]
  • APRIL IS POETRY MONTH
    In News
    APRIL IS POETRY MONTH  with   WWW.HEALTH-HUMANITIES.COM Two Online Writing and Reflection workshops in April with Ronna  Bloom have expanded availability for virtual/online participation ! 1) Postcards from the Edge: […]
  • JHI Program for the Arts 2020-2021 FUNDING Deadline Extended
    In Film, History & philosophy, Narrative, News, Performing arts, Seminar, Visual Arts, Wellbeing, Workshop
    FROM THE JACKMAN HUMANITIES INSTITUTE Dear Colleagues: The deadline for applications for funding in 2020-2021 for the JHI Program for the Arts is now extended to 15 April 2020 at midnight. A couple of provisions have also been adjusted to make it […]
  • Mary Seeman Award for Achievement in the Area of Psychiatry and the Humanities 
    In News
    Deadline for submission: Wednesday April 15th This award is intended to encourage creative and scholarly activity in the area of Psychiatry and the Humanities. The award is open to medical students, residents, fellows, and graduates of […]