Medical Humanities and Health Studies Sessions at MLA 2016

The following list of sessions was compiled by Rebecca Garden from the MLA Convention program:

  1. Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies

Saturday, 9 January, 12:00 noon?1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC

  1. Controlling the Body: Feminist Legal, Medical, and Social Discourses and Representations

Saturday, 9 January, 1:45?3:00 p.m., 308, JW Marriott

  1. The British Pharmacopoeia

Thursday, 7 January, 7:00?8:15 p.m., 14, ACC

  1. Beyond Narrative: Literary Dislocations of Medicine

Thursday, 7 January, 5:15?6:30 p.m., 18D, ACC

  1. Pox Americana: The Past, Present, and Future of Epidemic Illness in American Literature

Sunday, 10 January, 12:00 noon?1:15 p.m., 10B, ACC

  • 309. Narrative Medicine, the Body, and Justice

Friday, 8 January, 12:00 noon?1:15 p.m., 8C, ACC

  • 226. Rereading the Body: Medicine and the Female Subject in Nineteenth-Century Hispanic Literary Texts

Friday, 8 January, 8:30?9:45 a.m., 310, JW Marriott

  • 573. Controlling the Body: Feminist Legal, Medical, and Social Discourses and Representations

Saturday, 9 January, 1:45?3:00 p.m., 308, JW Marriott

  • 103. The Publics of Global Health Literature

Thursday, 7 January, 3:30?4:45 p.m., 9C, ACC

  • 162. Canalizing Waddington: Evo-Devo in Literature and Science

Thursday, 7 January, 7:00?8:15 p.m., 6A, ACC

  • 27. Narrating Bits and Producing Bytes: Illness Narratives in Algorithmic Culture

Thursday, 7 January, 12:00 noon?1:15 p.m., 306, JW Marriott