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…

CFP: Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation

Call for Presentations: 2nd Global Conference, Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation, Friday 1st November 2013 – Sunday 3rd November 2013, Athens, Greece The body. My body. This thing which is with me all day, every day, from my birth to my death. This…

CFP: Making Sense of Death and Dying

Call for Presentations: 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 experience…

CFS: “Early American Disability” (Early American Literature)

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…

CFP: Medicine & Humanities (Wits)

Call for Proposals: Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversation Deadline March 14, 2013 Presented by: Medical Humanities Research Group at the Wits, Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Conference to be held on…

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