CFP: Medicine and What it Means to be Human

Medicine and What it Means to be Human (CfP, Edited Collection)  The role of the doctor, surgeon, physician, or apothecary has been instrumental throughout western cultural history as a determining and defining force of health and well-being, and thus of…

CFP: Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health (15 January 2017)

CFP: Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health (15 January 2017) We are seeking essay proposals for a peer-reviewed edited volume, Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health, which will be submitted to the Literary Disability Studies book…

CFP: Diversity, Cultures, and Health Humanities

6th International Health Humanities Conference Conference Theme: Diversity, Cultures, and Health Humanities March 9-11, 2017 │ Houston, Texas Call for Proposals The theme for this year’s health humanities consortium conference is “Diversity, Cultures, and Health Humanities.” This theme was chosen…

CFP: Diversity, Cultures, and Health Humanities

The 2017 International Health Humanities Consortium will be held Thursday, March 9 – Saturday, March 11 in Houston, TX.  Registration will be open in early January, but attendees can book their hotel rooms early at the Houston Marriott Medical Center;…

CFP: Medicine, Literature and Culture in the Early Modern Hispanic World

International Conference on ‘Medicine, Literature and Culture in the Early Modern Hispanic World’, University of St Andrews, Scotland, 3-5 July, 2017 Conference Aims:   To bring together experts in medicine, literature, history, and related or connected disciplines,  including the visual…

CFS: Illness Narratives (DIEGESIS Interdisziplinäres E-Journal für Erzählforschung)

DIEGESIS Interdisziplinäres E-Journal für Erzählforschung Interdisciplinary E-Journal for Narrative Research https://www.diegesis.uni-wuppertal.de Call for Papers DIEGESIS 6.2, winter 2017 Topic: “Illness Narratives” Deadline for the submission of abstracts: September 30th, 2016 Deadline for the submission of articles: June 30th, 2017 About…

CFP: Beauty and the Hospital in History

Beauty and the Hospital in History: Call for Papers International Network for the History of Hospitals Hosted by the Mediterranean Institute at the University of Malta, and the University of Warwick Beauty, and its perceived absence or loss, has been…

CFP: Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine

Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine September 30 – October 1, 2016 Columbia University, Princeton University, and The New York Academy of Medicine, are pleased to host the 14th Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine on September…

CFP: Medical Rhetoric (CCCC 2017, Portland, OR)

The field of the rhetoric of health and medicine (RHM) has come a long way since Judy Segal described it as a “subfield” (2005, p. 312). With new publication opportunities and a burgeoning cadre of graduate students studying RHM, the…

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).

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