ICHSTM Blog

The social media group for the 24th International Congress for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine would like to bring to your attention the Congress’ blog at http://www.ichstm2013.com/blog/ They are currently posting two blog articles a week, introducing papers due to be given…

CFP: Gothic & Medical Humanities

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gothic Studies: The Gothic and Medical Humanities Proposals are invited for a special issue of Gothic Studies exploring intersections between the Gothic and medical humanities. Gothic studies has long grappled with suffering…

NeMLA CFPs

Several calls for proposals for the next Northeast Modern Association meeting include topics of interest to scholars working in humanities, health, disease, and medicine: http://nemla.org/convention/2014/cfp.html

Private Practices, Public Health: Privacy-Aware Processing to Maximize Access to Health Collections

The Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School has received a $202,900 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, through a program administered by the Council on Library Resources (CLIR) to increase access…

CFS: Women’s Narratives and the Formation of Empire

Call for Papers: Women’s Narratives and the Formation of Empire Editors: Mary McAleer Balkun, Seton Hall University; Susan C. Imbarrato, Minnesota State University Moorhead If woman is indeed not born but made, as Simone de Beauvoir maintained, then certainly the process…

CFS: Early American Literature — Special Issue on “Early American Disability”

Call for Submissions: Early American Literature — Special Issue on “Early American Disability” Disability studies scholars call disability the “master trope of human disqualification,” emphasizing its ubiquity and relevance across space and time. Most of us will be disabled at some point in our…

CFP: Disability and the American Counterculture

Special issue CFP for Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies: Disability and the American Counterculture Guest edited by Stella Bolaki and Chris Gair The American Counterculture has a complex relationship with disability. At its heart is the reinvention of the…

Web Site: Generation to Reproduction

The intersection of humanities, health science, and policy is ably demonstrated by the Web site Generation to Reproduction. It is described as a collaboration among “Cambridge historians of medicine and biology [who] are using a Wellcome strategic award to take…

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