Extended CFP: Fashionable Diseases

*Extended Deadline* Call for Papers Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, ca. 1660-1832 An International Interdisciplinary Conference Newcastle and Northumbria Universities 3rd – 5th July 2014 Between 1660 and 1832 books such as Cheyne’s English Malady and Adair’s Essays on Fashionable…

CFP: Gatherings in Biosemiotics 14

Gatherings in Biosemiotics 14 Middlesex University, London (UK), 30 June – 4 July 2014. The Fourteenth Annual Gathering in Biosemiotics will be held in London from 30 June to 4 July 2014, under the auspices of  Middlesex University in collaboration…

CFP: MLA Disability Studies Division

Disability & Critical Embodiment Disability Studies approaches to “critical embodiment” articulate an alternative ethics about why disabled lives matter and how pwds re-invent narrow normative practices and beliefs. 250 word proposals, short cv. Contact: Susan Antebi susan.antebi@utoronto.ca or David Mitchell dtmitchel@gwu.edu Please check mla.org…

CFP: La profesionalización y especialización sanitaria en América Latina

Call for proposals: “Reflections on the history of medical professionalization and specialization in Latin America, XIXth and XXth centuries,” August 27 and 28th, 2014, Departamento de Historia, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago de Chile. Convocatoria para presentar ponencias en el seminario: “Reflexiones sobre la…

Casebooks Project

The Casebooks Project makes the medical records of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, two of England’s most popular seventeenth century astrologers, available online at http://www.magicandmedicine.hps.cam.a…. Researchers at the University of Cambridge are funded by the Wellcome Trust to make these documents,…

CFP: EASA “The Body of America, the Health of America: Taking the Pulse of American Culture”

“The Body of America, the Health of America: Taking the Pulse of American Culture” Annual Conference of the Eastern American Studies Association, March 28-29, 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Eastern American Studies Association will hold its 2014 annual conference at the campus of…

Centre for Medical Humanities Blog

Centre for Medical Humanities blog has a new address: http://centreformedicalhumanities.org/ 

Summer Course: Medical Humanities, Italian Perspectives

Summer Course: MEDICAL HUMANITIES ITALIAN PERSPECTIVES 7-12 September 2014, Padua – Venice Fondazione Lanza (Center of Advanced Studies in Ethics, Padua – Italy), in collaboration with the Chair of History of Medicine at the University of Padua and the Chair of Medical…

On Twitter @MLA14 ?

Because I wear three hats (American studies, scholarly publishing, medical humanities), I will be spreading myself thin in attending and tweeting sessions on all these topics. You can follow me: @thelongviewtom If you’re tweeting MLA 2014 (@mla14 or #mla14), post…

MLA 2014: Sessions on health, illness, medicine, health professions &c

The following list (perhaps not complete) includes the MLA 2014 sessions whose topic or at least one paper might be of interest to scholars in health, medicine, illness, health professions studies: 49. Women’s Education and the Rhetoric of Sexual Reformation…

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