MLA 2017 Medical Humanities & Health Studies Panels

Environmental Illness: Literary Interventions Saturday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Franklin 6, Philadelphia Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Presiding: Rebecca Garden, Upstate Medical Univ., State Univ. of New York “‘Slow Violence’: Environmental Diseases…

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…

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).

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…

CFP: Environment, Illness, Literature, Health/care

The Modern Language Association’s Transdisciplinary Conversations Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum announces this call for proposals for its guaranteed session at MLA 2017 in Philadelphia: Environment, Illness, Literature, Health/care Literature of environmental illness, critical perspectives on health, policy, practice….

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