Literature & Medicine Vol. 33 No. 1 Is Out Now

Literature & Medicine Vol. 33 no. 1 is out now. https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/literature_and_medicine/toc/lm.33.1.html 33.1 GENERAL ISSUE TABLE OF CONTENTS: Disembodiment and Identity in Literary Depictions of Epilepsy Surgery Maria Vaccarella Lauren Slater and the Experts: Malingering, Masquerade, and the Disciplinary Control of Diagnosis…

CFS: Eä – Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology

We invite you to submit papers for consideration for Eä – Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology (Eä Journal)’s upcoming issues. Next deadline will be on June 15th, 2015. Information for authors is available here: http://www.ea-journal.com/en/information-for-authors. Papers are accepted…

CFS: Eä – Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology

Editors invite you to submit papers for consideration for Eä – Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology (Eä Journal)’s upcoming issues. Next deadline will be on June 15th, 2015. Information for authors is available here: http://www.ea-journal.com/en/information-for-authors….

CFS: Interdisciplinary research in the arts and humanities (Cogent Arts & Humanities)

Special article collection on Interdisciplinary Research in the arts and humanities  Including work by: David E. Cooper, Lynette Hunter, Troy Jollimore, Meg Wallace, Richard Fleming and Michael Davis Cogent OA, an imprint of Taylor & Francis, wishes to celebrate the launch of its…

CFP: Illness, Age, Death (Henry James Review)

  CALL FOR PAPERS: Henry James Review ILLNESS, AGE, DEATH       The James family was disabled: Henry James, Sr., hobbled by a wooden leg; William, his early career stalled by neurasthenia; Alice, the insistent invalid; Wilkie, injured in the Civil War; Bob,…

New Journal: The Journal of Somaesthetics

The Journal of Somaesthetics is a peer-reviewed, online, academic research journal devoted to research that advances the interdisciplinary field of somaesthetics, understood as the critical study and meliorative cultivation of the experience and performance of the living body (or soma) as…

Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black Death

According to a press release from the University of Illinois’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Some issues require scholars in both the humanities and sciences to fully understand. As a new journal sponsored by the Program in Medieval Studies…

CFP: Woolf & Illness

CFP Virginia Woolf Miscellany Issue #90, Fall 2016 Special Topic: Woolf and Illness Submissions due: 31 March 2016   Virginia Woolf’s 1926 essay “On Being Ill” questions why illness has failed to feature as a prime theme of literature, alongside love, battle, and…

In the Journals

New issues of several journals have come to our attention: Literature and Medicine (32.2) Fall 2014 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/literature_and_medicine/toc/lm.32.2.html Bulletin of the History of Medicine (88.4) Winter 2014 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/bulletin_of_the_history_of_medicine/toc/bhm.88.4.html Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (70.1) January 2015 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_the_history_of_medicine_and_allied_sciences/toc/jhm.70.1.html

CFP: Albert Camus’s The Plague and U.S. Medicine

Imperiled in Paradise: Albert Camus’s The Plague and U.S. Medicine Set in the French colonial city of Oran, The Plague (1947) is often called a classic of twentieth-century fiction and a touchstone for the field of literature and medicine. But despite…

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