CFP: Rhetoric of Health and Medicine’s Commonplaces

Describing and Deconstructing Rhetoric of Health and Medicine’s Commonplaces Ralph Cintron (2010) has noted that topoi or commonplaces are “storehouses of social energy” that  “organize our sentiments, beliefs, and actions in the lifeworld” (p. 100).  Similarly, convention chair Julie Lindquist’s…

CFP: Critical and Cultural Perspectives on Dementia Today

Critical and Cultural Perspectives on Dementia Today Palgrave Communications (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/ ) the open access journal from Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature),  which publishes research across the humanities and social sciences, is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for…

CFP: WMU Medical Humanities Conference

Conference Dates: Sept. 19-20, 2019 | Submission Deadline: May 15, 2019 The Ninth Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference (September 19-20, 2019 in Kalamazoo, MI) is seeking abstract submissions that showcase innovative approaches to the arts, languages, and philosophies that…

CFP: Disability Bioethics (MLA 2020)

Disability Bioethics How does thinking about disability inform our understanding of bioethical issues, broadly defined, in literature and/or culture? 300-word abstract to Maren Linett at mlinett@purdue.edu by 7 March, 2019. And here are some examples of the types of questions…

CFP MLA 2020 Medical Humanities & Health Studies Forum

Please see the CFPs below from the Modern Language Association (MLA) Forum on Medical Humanities and Health Studies.  Brief abstracts are due Sunday, March 3, 2019.  MLA 2020 will take place January 9-12 in Seattle, WA. LGTB Health Humanities Intersections…

CFP: Great Flu Pandemic

Cultural Histories of the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918-1919: Representations and Memories International conference/workshop 19-21 February 2019, Goethe University Frankfurt Funded by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung Attacking in three waves, from the spring of 1918 into early 1919, in a…

CFP: Nursing History Conference

2019 Call for Abstracts 36th Annual Nursing & Health Care History Conference Dallas, Texas September 19-21, 2019 Sheraton Downtown Dallas The American Association for the History of Nursing and host Texas Woman’s University are co-sponsoring the Association’s 36th annual conference to be held in Dallas, TX. The…

CFP: Graphic Med Conference

July 11-13, 2019 Hosted by Brighton and Sussex Medical School, at the Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton, UK The Graphic Medicine conference is back in Brighton. We first hosted this conference in 2013 and we are looking forward to welcoming friends…

CFP: The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art

Call for Submissions—The ART of Infertility: An Anthology of Patient Narrative and Art Edited by Elizabeth Walker, Maria Novotny, and Robin Silbergleid The ART of Infertility is an international art, portraiture and oral history project, launched by Michigan-based photographer Elizabeth Walker…

CFP: ASBH 2019 Remembrance & Resilience: How Bioethics and Humanities Can Move Us Forward

Please join us for the 21st Annual Conference of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, which will coincide with a solemn anniversary in Pittsburgh. In recognition of this and other mass tragedies throughout the world, our theme highlights the…

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