CFP Deadline: Age and Health, 1500-1800 PGR/ECR Conference

Conference for Postgraduate Researchers and Early Career Researchers on Age and Health, 1500-1800. Submission deadline: Wednesday, 31 January 2024 Conference on24 June 2024 at the University of Cambridge. Send title, abstract (c. 200 words), and short bio to ageandhealth2024@gmail.com

CFP Deadline: “Legal bodies, embodied subjects: (re)contextualisations of physicality” Young Scholars’ Conference

“Legal bodies, embodied subjects: (re)contextualisations of physicality” Young Scholars’ Conference NEW DEADLINE: 3rd February 2024 full name/name of organization:  Anna Ronewicz, University of Szczecin contact email: legalbodiesconference@gmail.com We are interested in topics such as, but not limited to: – crimes against bodies; – historical legal approaches to the body; – social, political and legal taboos…

Deadline: ‘Writing the Body’ – Working Papers in the Humanities 19

Bodies inform our way of being in the world. The human body can be a site of expression, (mis)identification, or inscription, giving rise to a myriad of possibilities that transform and are transformed by our perceptions of the self, connections with others, and the world around us. This issue of Working Papers in the Humanities explores…

CFP Deadline Extended: Reimagining Premodern Disability: Excess, Surplus, Gain

deadline for submissions: October 15, 2023 full name / name of organization: Catherine Bloomer & Alani Hicks-Bartlett contact email: alani_hicks-bartlett@brown.edu **extended deadline**NeMLA (March 7-10, 2024 – Boston)Reimagining Premodern Disability: Excess, Surplus, Gain This panel puts forward premodern disability as enhancement, surplus, or even reward, drawing from the concept of “disability gain,” coined by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Fox,…

CFP: Body Matters!: Disability in English Literature to 1800

deadline for submissions: November 17, 2023 December 1, 2023 full name / name of organization: University of California – Santa Barbara (Early Modern Center) contact email: emcfellow@gmail.com The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites paper proposals for its 2024 conference, “Body Matters!: Disability in English Literature to 1800,” to be…

(Deadline Extended) CFP: Milton and Disability at RSA 2024

“The Milton Society of America will propose a panel at the RSA 2024 that promotes the work of premodern disability studies. We invite paper submissions that consider any aspect of John Milton’s writings, life, historical and literary contexts, and intellectual legacy through the lens of critical disability studies. For consideration, please submit an abbreviated CV…

CFP Deadline: Malady (Graduate Conference)

Maladies, broadly construed as an illness or sickness, have formed the foundation of countless theoretical and philosophical conundrums. From Hippocrates to Joseph Lister, these questions have led to solutions that have shaped the way we have come to view maladies as inherently interdisciplinary, requiring a community effort to ponder, analyze, and attempt to solve. In…

CFP Deadline: Literature as Clinic: Patient Narratives of the Eighteenth Century

As narrative medicine and medical humanities grow into their own specialty fields while expanding outside the traditional frameworks of academia, eighteenth-century studies assumes even greater significance within the development of both the literary canon and the medical field. What can the omnipresence of illness within the body of eighteenth-century literature teach medical humanities? What does…