J Late Antiquity: “Religion, Medicine, Disability, and Health in Late Antiquity”

Brought to our attention by historian Monica Green: The Journal of Late Antiquity has just brought out a special issue devoted to the theme of “Religion, Medicine, Disability, and Health in Late Antiquity”:  http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_late_antiquity/toc/jla.8.2.html Here’s the complete list of contents: The…

CFP: Introduction to Medical Humanities Conference

A Palpable Thrill: An Introduction to Medical Humanities Call for Submissions  In the past decade, the discipline of medical scholarship has been experiencing a paradigm shift away from the strict adherence to biomedical ideology and towards an understanding of the…

CFP: Healthcare in motion: Mobility forms in health service delivery and access

Healthcare in Motion: Mobility forms in health service delivery and access Editors: Cecilia Vindrola-Padros (UCL), Anne E. Pfister (UNF), and Ginger A. Johnson (Anthrologica) Healthcare in Motion will explore the diversity of mobility forms asociated with healthcare. It will consider…

CFP: edited collection, Dissecting the Page: Medical Paratexts, Medieval to Modern

From Christina Lee and Freya Harrison’s discovery of the MRSA-combatting properties of an Anglo-Saxon recipe, to the increasing popularity of Ian Williams’ Graphic Medicine as a teaching tool for medical students, current research into the intersections between medicine, text, and image is…

CFS: Health in the South

Special Double Issue Call for Papers: Health in the South Editor: Philip Kolin, The University of Southern Mississippi Publication Schedule: Volume 53, no. 3/4 (Spring/Summer 2016) Submission Deadline: March 15, 2016 The Southern Quarterly solicits carefully documented essays on the…

CFP: Critical Juncture Conference

Deadline to submit abstracts: December 15, 2015 Now in its third year, the Critical Juncture conference at Emory University provides a forum for emerging scholars to engage with important thinkers on topics that reach beyond traditional disciplinary lines. This year’s…

CFP: Interrogating Gendered Pathologies

Call for Chapters: Interrogating Gendered Pathologies Edited by Erin A. Frost and Michelle F. Eble The field of medical rhetorics has produced numerous studies over the past 15 years showing disparities in health (Agne, Thompson, & Cusella, 2000; Bennett, 2009;…

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