CFP: SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting

SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 17-19, 2016 Call for Papers

The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) will hold its sixteenth annual meeting on March 17-19, 2016, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Law.

SAHMS welcomes papers for this meeting that discuss the history of medicine and science.  This is broadly construed to encompass all fields and subfields historical, literary, anthropological, philosophical and sociological related to the historical understanding of any aspect of medicine, health care, and science, as well as closely related topics, including, race, disabilities, sustainability, environment, technology 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 when possible. Please do not submit papers that have already been published, presented or scheduled for presentation at another meeting. All participants and attendees are responsible for their own travel expenses and must pay conference registration costs/meeting fees.

A limited number of student travel awards are available each year; for more information click on “Student Travel Grant Guidelines” on the SAHMS website, http://www.sahms.net/ and see the “Future Conferences” page. Students MUST follow these guidelines to be considered for these travel awards.

The online submission form will be available by the end of August, 2015 at http://www.sahms.net/. For further information about this meeting or SAHMS in general, please contact the SAHMS’ Program Chair, Professor Philip Wilson at: wilsonpk@etsu.edu.