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 Deadline: 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: 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 Deadline: 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…

Visionary Technology: Exploring Eyeglasses and Impairment in the NLM’s Collections

This talk will be live-streamed globally, and archived on NLM's YouTube Channel and NIH VideoCasting. Join Dr. Rachael Gillibrand as she explores the connections between eye impairments and the creation of eyeglasses, using the collections of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The talk will highlight items from her 'ocular impairment' resource collection, accessible through…

Abstract Deadline: Special Issue of the Journal of Jesuit Studies on the Topic of Jesuits and Disability

In anticipation of a special issue of the Journal of Jesuit Studies (expected publication in fall 2027), we are seeking proposals for articles that treat the subject of Jesuits and disability. We welcome a range of disciplinary approaches (including history, art history, linguistics, theater, theology, philosophy, literature, pedagogy, psychology, sociology, musicology, astronomy, gender studies, etc.),…