CFP: MLA 2017 Caregiver Narratives: Family in Illness

Caregiver Narratives: Family in Illness Essays examining the dynamics–emotional, financial, temporal, etc.–of caregiving at home, role of caregiver when loved-one falls ill. Representations in literature, film, blogs, other media. 300-word abstract/brief bio. by 18 March 2016; Sandra Weems (sandyweems@gmail.com).

Writing for MedHum Fiction | Daily Dose Blog

Are you interested in writing about the medical humanities? Maybe you’re a horror movie fan with an interest in exploring the intersection between medical humanities and pop culture? Perhaps you’re interested in thinking about the process of writing or teaching…

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;…

CFS: Embodiment (a/b: Auto/Biography Studies)

a/b: Auto/Biography Studies <http://www.tandfonline.com/raut>seeks original articles for a special issue on “Embodiment” to be published as volume 33.2. Embodied lives, in all their corporeal, social, sensory, affective, political, economic, and technological dimensions, are the primary grounds for auto/biographical production. Building…

CFP: Beyond Narrative: Age Studies & Medical Humanities

The Modern Language Association’s Transdisciplinary Conversations Age Studies Forum in collaboration with the MLA’s Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum announces this call for proposals for the 2017 MLA annual meeting in Philadelphia: Beyond Narrative:  Age Studies & Medical Humanities…

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….

CFP: Health Humanities: Creative Practices as Care

5th International Health Humanities Conference (Seville, 15- 17 September)   Web site: http://www.ihhcsevilla2016.es/ (The deadline for submitting proposals is 15th March 2016 at 00:00) Health Humanities: Creative Practices as Care   On behalf of the organizing committee it is a…

CFP: Foreignness in World Literature, the Visual Arts and Performance Studies

A special issue currently accepting submissions on Cogent Arts & Humanities: Foreignness in World Literature, the Visual Arts and Performance Studies aims to address foreignness as a fundamental premise of world literature, the visual arts and performance art. The main…

Wellcome Seeks Wikimedian

The Wellcome Library in London is seeking a Wikimedian: The Wikimedian will work with us on the project to help develop areas of Wikipedia covered by our amazing holdings. We’d love you to help us to make our world-renowned collections,…

CFP: Critical Distance in Bioethics and Medical Humanities (ASBH 2016)

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities seeks proposals for its 2016 annual conference, whose theme is Critical Distance in Bioethics and Medical Humanities. Humanities scholars should take note that ASBH awards CEU credits to participants, so proposals have to…

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