CFP: So Assoc History of Medicine and Science

Call for Papers: SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri

The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) invites paper proposals for its sixteenth annual meeting on February 27- March 1, 2014, in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted by the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Submission instructions below.

SAHMS welcomes papers on the history of medicine and science, broadly construed to encompass historical, literary, anthropological, philosophical and sociological approaches to health care and science including race, disabilities and gender studies. Participants may propose individual papers or panels of several papers on a particular theme. Each presenter is limited to 20 minutes, with additional time for questions and discussion. Please do not submit papers that have already been published, presented or scheduled for presentation at another meeting. Paper proposals must be submitted online at the following link: . Abstracts of 250 words or less must be uploaded from the online form. Abstracts should consist of name, short title, thesis and methods (250 words) along with a short list of sources (not part of the overall word count) all in one file. SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 30TH.

All participants are responsible for their own travel expenses and must pay registration costs in advance of the meeting. Student travel awards are available each year; click here for the guidelines. Students MUST follow these guidelines to be considered. Students must apply AT THE TIME OF PAPER SUBMISSION. For further information about the program or SAHMS please contact the Program Chair, Michael A. Flannery:

Deadline: September 30, 2013.