CFP: Narratives of Disease in Literature and Culture

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH STUDIES FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD is happy to announce THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND ANGLOPHONE LITERATURES TODAY (ELALT 7)  Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad and of the English Department October 26-27, 2024 The conference will be held ONLINE and…

CFP: Narratio in Medicine and the Law

Narratio in Medicine and the Law: Interpretative and Scientific Knowledge in Medical and Medico-Legal Case Histories from Antiquity to the Renaissance This VivaMente conference explores the intersections of narrative, rhetorical persuasion, and factual evidence in medical and medico-legal case histories from Antiquity to the Renaissance focusing on the longue durée development of medical and medico-legal…

CFP: Writing the Self in Pain – Historical Perspectives

We are delighted to invite papers for our international conference Writing the Self in Pain: Historical Perspectives, to be held at the University of Helsinki on 24–25 October 2024. The deadline for proposals is 31 May 2024. Check out for the criteria for proposals below. About the conference Pain as an affective, simultaneously sensory and…

CFP: Queer Cripping, Art, and Resistance

deadline for submissions: May 31, 2024 full name / name of organization: Iraboty Kazi, University of Western Ontario contact email: ikazi3@uwo.ca UAAC Panel Session Queerness and disability have long intersected, from the medicalization of queerness, institutionalization, and the HIV/AIDS epidemic to contemporary address, such as the ongoing suppression of Trans* healthcare rights.  Queer/crip refusals of…

CFP: Literary Monsters (SAMLA)

In today's culture, it's almost impossible to avoid "monsters."  Straight from mythology and legend, these fantastic creatures traipse across our television screens and the pages of our books.  Over centuries and across cultures, the inhuman have represented numerous cultural fears and, in more recent times, desires. They are Other. They are Us. This panel will…

CFP: Disability Heritage: Participatory and Transformative Engagement

Disability is “everywhere and nowhere” in heritage. Even in settings where disability is obviously embedded, as in collections and sites associated with war, medicine, and industry, the experiences of disabled people often go unacknowledged or uncritically presented in the service of another story. When they are included, their stories have often been pushed to the…

CFP: Discourses of Madness

Discourses of Madness: Special Volume of Humanities Due Date: 06-30-2024 Today I felt pass over me a breath of wind from the wings of madness. —Charles Baudelaire Literary artists and textualists have long been fascinated by the alienated, the marginalized, the eccentric; intrigued, if not befuddled, by their nonconformity, their recalcitrance, their obstinate refusal to…

CFP: Creativity, Care, and Communities: Making Visible Connections (Dress and Body Association)

The Dress and Body Association invites submissions for the organization’s fifth annual conference, which will be held on November 2-3, 2024. Consistent with our long-term goals for inclusivity and sustainability, all activities will be 100% online, including keynote speaker(s), research presentations, and opportunities for virtual networking. Visit the DBA website—www.dress-body-association.org—to learn more about this organization…

CFP: Changing Bodies and Subjects in Early Modernity (RSA 2025)

Proposals for 20-minute presentations that explore how changes in bodily states, life stages, and other changes in embodiment affected people, their self-image, their subject positions, etc. in the early modern period. “Body” can be understood in the strict physical sense or in the developmental sense as a process and as an evolving entity or phenomenon,…

CFP: Shakespeare and the Mind

Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference - Cleveland, OH (October 24-26) deadline for submissions: September 9, 2024 full name / name of organization: Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference contact email: ovsc2024@gmail.com Announcing the 47th Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference October 24-26, 2024 Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH   Conference theme: “Shakespeare and the Mind” The study of Shakespeare…

CFP: Special Issue – Disability and Disease in the Novel

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Studies in the Novel: Disability and Disease in the Novel Editors: Dr. Lydia R. Cooper (University of Seattle) and Dr. Matthew L. Reznicek (University of Minnesota) In this Special Issue, we are looking for scholars engaged with the question of how the novel returns us to the…

CFP: Disability Performance Histories

Call for Papers: Disability Performance Histories A Special Section of Theatre History Studies, Volume 46 (2026) Co-Editors: Patrick McKelvey and Samuel Yates