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).

Writing for MedHum Fiction | Daily Dose Blog

Are you interested in writing about the medical humanities? Maybe you’re a horror movie fan with an interest in exploring the intersection between medical humanities and pop culture? Perhaps you’re interested in thinking about the process of writing or teaching…

CFP: Interrogating Gendered Pathologies

Call for Chapters Interrogating Gendered Pathologies Edited by Erin A. Frost and Michelle F. Eble The field of medical rhetorics has produced numerous studies over the past 15 years showing disparities in health (Agne, Thompson, & Cusella, 2000; Bennett, 2009;…

CFS: Embodiment (a/b: Auto/Biography Studies)

a/b: Auto/Biography Studies <http://www.tandfonline.com/raut>seeks original articles for a special issue on “Embodiment” to be published as volume 33.2. Embodied lives, in all their corporeal, social, sensory, affective, political, economic, and technological dimensions, are the primary grounds for auto/biographical production. Building…

CFP: Beyond Narrative: Age Studies & Medical Humanities

The Modern Language Association’s Transdisciplinary Conversations Age Studies Forum in collaboration with the MLA’s Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum announces this call for proposals for the 2017 MLA annual meeting in Philadelphia: Beyond Narrative:  Age Studies & Medical Humanities…

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