MLA TC Medical Humanities & Health Studies Forum Update

With a very successful inaugural session at the 2016 Modern Language Association convention, the MLA’s TC Medical Humanities & Health Studies Forum officers met to develop ideas for sessions at future conventions and other projects. The forum’s executive committee leadership…

Disability Studies Sessions at MLA 2016

Rebecca Garden has also supplied the following list of MLA 2016 sessions on disability studies: Disability Studies sessions at #mla16 Touching Disability: Crip Theory in the Archive Thursday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 208, JW Marriott https://apps.mla.org/program_details?prog_id=21&year=2016 Prefiguring “Disability” in…

CFP: “Edgar Allan Poe and Nineteenth-Century Medicine” (2016 ALA Conference)

CFP for the 2016 American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, 26-29 May Sponsored by Poe Studies: History, Theory, Interpretation “Edgar Allan Poe and Nineteenth-Century Medicine” At the finale of Poe’s “Berenice,” when the narrator rolls out his dead cousin’s beautiful teeth,…

Medical Humanities and Health Studies Sessions at MLA 2016

The following list of sessions was compiled by Rebecca Garden from the MLA Convention program: Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies Saturday, 9 January, 12:00 noon?1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC Controlling the Body: Feminist Legal, Medical, and Social Discourses and…

CFP Comics & Medicine Conference

Call for Papers 7th International Comics & Medicine Conference: Stages & Pages Submit Abstracts by Feb 12th, 2016 (Just over 1 month left!) 7th July-9th July 2016 Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee, Scotland Keynote Speakers: Lynda Barry, Al Davison &…

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