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…

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….

5th International Health Humanities Conference (Seville, 15- 17 September)   Web site: http://www.ihhcsevilla2016.es/ (The deadline for submitting proposals is 15th March 2016 at 00:00) Health Humanities: Creative Practices as Care   On behalf of the organizing committee it is a…

A special issue currently accepting submissions on Cogent Arts & Humanities: Foreignness in World Literature, the Visual Arts and Performance Studies aims to address foreignness as a fundamental premise of world literature, the visual arts and performance art. The main…

The Wellcome Library in London is seeking a Wikimedian: The Wikimedian will work with us on the project to help develop areas of Wikipedia covered by our amazing holdings. We’d love you to help us to make our world-renowned collections,…

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities seeks proposals for its 2016 annual conference, whose theme is Critical Distance in Bioethics and Medical Humanities. Humanities scholars should take note that ASBH awards CEU credits to participants, so proposals have to…

With a very successful inaugural session at the 2016 Modern Language Association convention, the MLA’s TC Medical Humanities & Health Studies Forum officers met to develop ideas for sessions at future conventions and other projects. The forum’s executive committee leadership…

Rebecca Garden has also supplied the following list of MLA 2016 sessions on disability studies: Disability Studies sessions at #mla16 Touching Disability: Crip Theory in the Archive Thursday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 208, JW Marriott https://apps.mla.org/program_details?prog_id=21&year=2016 Prefiguring “Disability” in…

CFP for the 2016 American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, 26-29 May Sponsored by Poe Studies: History, Theory, Interpretation “Edgar Allan Poe and Nineteenth-Century Medicine” At the finale of Poe’s “Berenice,” when the narrator rolls out his dead cousin’s beautiful teeth,…

The following list of sessions was compiled by Rebecca Garden from the MLA Convention program: Keywords in Medical Humanities and Health Studies Saturday, 9 January, 12:00 noon?1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC Controlling the Body: Feminist Legal, Medical, and Social Discourses and…

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