Month: November 2011

Rockquemore: Supporting New & Mid-Career Faculty

In her recent columns on career mentoring Kerry Ann Rockquemore's Mentoring 101 discusses supporting new faculty and mid-career post-tenure faculty. "Sink or Swim" decries as a waste of human potential an attitude that refuses to provide novice faculty with support negotiating all the professional expectations (for which graduate school does not prepare one). In today's … Continue reading Rockquemore: Supporting New & Mid-Career Faculty


CFS: Sexuality & Culture (journal)

Sexuality & Culture, An Interdisciplinary Quarterly | Editor-in-Chief: Barry Dank, Deputy Editor: R. Refinetti Sexuality & Culture offers an international forum for analysis of ethical, cultural, psychological, social, and political issues related to sexual relationships and sexual behavior. Coverage extends to sexual consent and sexual responsibility; harassment and freedom of speech; privacy; censorship and pornography; … Continue reading CFS: Sexuality & Culture (journal)

CFS: Policy (Women’s Health Issues)

Call for submissions for Women's Health Issues on the topic of Policy Matters. The Editors and Editorial Board of Women's Health Issues invite article submissions for a new category of peer-reviewed manuscripts entitled, "Policy Matters." We invite authors to submit scholarly, thoughtful, and timely policy analyses related to various issues affecting women's health. These … Continue reading CFS: Policy (Women’s Health Issues)

CFS: Am J Kidney Diseases (personal narrative)

American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD) publishes a regular feature, "In a Few Words," in which AJKD hopes to give voice to the personal experiences and stories that define kidney disease. They will accept for review nonfiction, narrative submissions up to 1,600 words, regarding the personal, ethical, or policy implications of any aspect of kidney … Continue reading CFS: Am J Kidney Diseases (personal narrative)

NLN Scholarly Writing Retreats

NLN Scholarly Writing Retreats Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, March 9-11, 2012, Leader: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, March 23-25, 2012, Leader: Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, BC Registration Fee: $850 (Registration includes tuition, meals, and two nights' accommodation at the host site.) Thanks to a … Continue reading NLN Scholarly Writing Retreats

Google Scholar Citations Now Open

Google has announced that its Google Scholar Citations application is now open to all: In addition to automatically identifying your publications available via the Web (including Google Books), Google Scholar Citations allows you to customize your own database, adding conference papers or publications that might not be readily available otherwise. Google Scholar Citations tracks … Continue reading Google Scholar Citations Now Open

CFS: Place of Birth (Midwifery)

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Midwifery: Place of Birth Submission deadline: 30 January 2012 Place of birth affects outcomes and life chances for women and families throughout the world and is an enduring topic for debate and challenge. As we move towards 2015, the year in which the 1990 Millennium Development Goals … Continue reading CFS: Place of Birth (Midwifery)

CFP: Medical Humanities Conference (Ireland)

CFP – 2012 Asociation for Medical Humanities Conference – ‘Medical Identities: patients and professionals’ – University College Cork, July 9-11 The 2012 conference of the Association for Medical Humanities will take place at University College Cork, Ireland. Organised in conjunction with the Consortium for Medical Humanities, an inter-University initiative to develop research in Medical Humanities … Continue reading CFP: Medical Humanities Conference (Ireland)

CFP: Medical Humanities Conference (Pennsylvania)

Call for Proposals – Medical Humanities Consortium 10th Annual Meeting -- Submission deadline: December 20, 2011 Under Construction: Hospitals, Healthcare, and the Medical Humanities, May 15-16, 2012, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP), 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Constructing buildings, designing spaces, structuring systems, decorating rooms, adorning walls, (re)forming policy, altering practices—these are the actions … Continue reading CFP: Medical Humanities Conference (Pennsylvania)