CFP: Lit & Bioethics; Lit & Health–MLA Special Sessions

Two calls for proposals for MLA 2014 (January ’14, Chicago) special sessions:

LITERATURE AND BIOETHICS: Proposals invited for short papers examining, perhaps interrogating, “literature” and “bioethics” and the possible relationships between these two variously definable fields.


LITERATURE AND HEALTH: In what ways might literature, broadly defined, be implicated in health, individual or public, and in health care?

Submission requirements for both:

Abstract of 400-500 words, and one-page CV, to C-BELLING@NORTHWESTERN.EDU  by 1 March 2013