CFP Deadline: Disabilities Studies in Art and Literature (MLA 2025)

Looking for work that considers invisible disability in works of literature, art, philosophy, etc. Some suggested topics are spoon theory, crip time, spectacle, sick woman theory, the grotesque, etc. Interdisciplinary approaches welcome. 500 word abstracts Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, 20 March 2024

CFP Deadline: Inscribing Bodies in Ming-Qing China (MLA 2025)

Inviting 250-word abstracts for papers that examine Ming- or Qing-period writings that render visible non-normative, immaterial, or unreal bodies. Especially interested in papers that explore relationships between written and corporeal forms. Deadline for submissions: Monday, 25 March 2024

CFP Deadline: Shakespeare: Disease, health, and the human

deadline for submissions: April 15, 2024 full name / name of organization: Midwest Modern Language Association contact email: goddardj@trine.edu In keeping with the conference theme “Health in/of the Humanities” the permanent session of the Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism panel is soliciting presentations that address illness and health in the work, criticism, or teaching of Shakespeare.…

CFP Deadline: Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities

deadline for submissions:  April 25, 2024 full name / name of organization: Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies contact email: editors@ellids.com CALL FOR PAPERS: Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities Having its coinage in the context of history of science by George Sarton in 1948, Medical Humanities has grown into an exciting area of interdisciplinary inquiry that allows…

CFP: Disability History: New Perspectives and Interdisciplinary Approaches

Disability History: New Perspectives and Interdisciplinary Approaches November 6, 2024 – November 8, 2024 In-person symposium Münster (Germany) In recent years, the exploration of disability has increasingly gained importance within historical research. Disability history has particularly emphasized the social and cultural dimensions of disabilities, advocating for the recognition of disability as a central historical category…

CFP: Speaking the Unspeakable: Representing Trauma

deadline for submissions: April 30, 2024 full name / name of organization:  Allie Wood Reichert / PAMLA contact email: areic004@ucr.edu The representation of traumatic experience is a fraught conversation in literary and media studies. Cathy Caruth famously argued for the “unspeakability” of trauma; other scholars such as Naomi Mandel argue that emphasizing the limits of…

CFP: Special Issue or Cluster of Articles of Slavic Review on Disability Histories

We are seeking original research articles for a special issue or cluster of articles of Slavic Review dedicated to disability in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. Any geographic/chronological focus and methodological approach is welcome. Deadlines: abstract of 250 words due by May 1, 2024; selected papers due by October 1, 2014. Complete submissions of approximately 11,000 words…

CFP: Autism and the Arts & Humanities Symposium

Hosted by Division of Literature and Languages, Religion Programme, The University of Stirling. Event to be held at: The University of Stirling Campus. Symposium Outline: Organisers of this interdisciplinary symposium are inviting speakers from organisations such as National Autistic Society, Scottish Women’s Autism Network, and those who work to support people with autism, students/researchers who…