CFP: Malady & Mortality (Conference)

Malady and Mortality – Illness, Disease and Death in Literary and Visual Culture Falmouth University, Cornwall, UK 19-20 September 2013

Papers are invited on the following topics:

  • Health, Well Being and Environment
  • History of Medicine
  • Public Health and Medicine
  • Disease and Subjectivity
  • Disability and Agency
  • The Body in Pain
  • Palliative Care
  • Illness and Digital Technologies
  • Narrative, e-Narratives and Memory
  • Medical Intervention and Patient Testimony
  • Communication and Patient Networks
  • Medical Identities and Medical Gatekeepers
  • Sustainability, Quality of Life and Euthanasia
  • State Intervention and Legal Decisions
  • Artes Moriendi and Privacy Definitions of Death
  • Rights and Ownership
  • Grief and Mourning

Please send abstracts (200 words max) to Dr Helen Thomas, helen.thomas@falmouth.ac.uk with subject header ‘Malady and Mortality Conference’ by 1st May 2013.