CFP: Environment, Illness, Literature, Health/care

The Modern Language Association’s Transdisciplinary Conversations Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum announces this call for proposals for its guaranteed session at MLA 2017 in Philadelphia:

Environment, Illness, Literature, Health/care

Literature of environmental illness, critical perspectives on health, policy, practice. Topics and texts may include memoir, fiction, blogs/digital, narrative/constraints, affect, risk, citizen science, medical authority.  300-word abstracts/one-page CVgardenr@upstate.edu by 15 March 2016.