CFS: Translating Happiness — Medicine, Culture & Social Progress

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Health, Culture and Society: Translating Happiness: Medicine, Culture and Social Progress http://hcs.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/hcs/index This year the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) proclaimed March 20th the International Day of Happiness. This day is premised…

CFS: Ethical and Legal Implications of Medical Interventions for Individuals with Disabilities (JPSL)

The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law special issue: Shaping Identity: The Ethical and Legal Implications of Medical Interventions for Individuals with Disabilities Within the context of ongoing debates about medical and social models of disability, the Journal of Philosophy,…

CFP: This Is My Body

Call for proposals issued for the Cambridge conference This Is My Body, Monday, 18 November 2013 to Tuesday, 19 November 2013, William Harvey Lecture Theatre, Addenbrooke’s Clinical School This two-day conference aims to return human experience to the centre of medical…

CFP: Gothic & Medical Humanities

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gothic Studies: The Gothic and Medical Humanities Proposals are invited for a special issue of Gothic Studies exploring intersections between the Gothic and medical humanities. Gothic studies has long grappled with suffering…

NeMLA CFPs

Several calls for proposals for the next Northeast Modern Association meeting include topics of interest to scholars working in humanities, health, disease, and medicine: http://nemla.org/convention/2014/cfp.html

CFS: Women’s Narratives and the Formation of Empire

Call for Papers: Women’s Narratives and the Formation of Empire Editors: Mary McAleer Balkun, Seton Hall University; Susan C. Imbarrato, Minnesota State University Moorhead If woman is indeed not born but made, as Simone de Beauvoir maintained, then certainly the process…

CFS: Early American Literature — Special Issue on “Early American Disability”

Call for Submissions: Early American Literature — Special Issue on “Early American Disability” Disability studies scholars call disability the “master trope of human disqualification,” emphasizing its ubiquity and relevance across space and time. Most of us will be disabled at some point in our…

CFP: Disability and the American Counterculture

Special issue CFP for Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies: Disability and the American Counterculture Guest edited by Stella Bolaki and Chris Gair The American Counterculture has a complex relationship with disability. At its heart is the reinvention of the…

CFP: 3rd Annual WMU Medical Humanities Conference

Call for Abstracts: Third Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference, September 26-27, 2013; Kalamazoo, Michigan Overview: Proponents of medical humanities contend that the humanistic dimensions of medicine and health are a critical component of those disciplines; not only do…

CFP: 10th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Call for proposals — 10th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Dying and Death, Thursday 7th November 2013 — Saturday 9th November 2013, Athens, Greece This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference explores dying and death and the ways culture impacts care for the dying, the overall…

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