CFP: Pictures of Health in the Eighteenth Century

What does it mean to call someone “the picture of health”? The WHO’s 1949 constitution stated that “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” More recently “One Health”—a model of health that includes the social contexts and environmental situation that limits or…

CFP: Dealing with Trauma in Early Modern France

For panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA). From ancient Greek τραύμα (meaning “wound, damage”), the term trauma refers to a physical or psychological injury provoked by a violent event, and the very event causing this great distress. Traumatic events abound in early modern France, whether be caused by natural catastrophes (floods, storms, fires, harsh winter,…

CFP: Ageing and Care in the Middle Ages

Ageing and Care in the Middle Ages Call for papers for sessions at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds (3-6 July 2023) Organized by Laura Cayrol-Bernardo (Universitetet i Bergen) & Ninon Dubourg (Université de Liège) We welcome papers that deal with questions related to ageing and care during the Medieval period. Our goal is to analyze…

CFP: Disability Studies in Dramatic Texts and Performance

Papers are sought for a special panel series on the subject of disability in dramatic texts and performance for the 45th Annual Comparative Drama Conference in Orlando, FL. We invite research on representation, image, symbolism, societal regulation or construction of disability as it pertains to casting and depictions of those with disabilities in playtexts and…

CFP: Disability in Ancient Egypt and Egyptology

Contributions are invited for the edited volume All Our Yesterdays: Disability in Ancient Egypt and Egyptology, which will be part of Routledge’s peer-reviewed Routledge Studies in Ancient Disabilities series. Abstracts are due by 31 August, 2022. See link below for further details.

CFP: Health and Work in the Early Modern World, 1500-1750 ca.

Deadline for submissions: 10th June Send abstracts to: marielouise.leonard AT Conference Dates: September 20-21, Aula Baratto, Ca’ Foscari Venice (Italy) This conference aims to bring together scholars working on any aspect of the relationship between health and work in the early modern period. Scholarship in health and medicine has examined how people cared for…

CFP: The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War

Proposals are invited for the International Conference “The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War,” which will be held in the Department of Languages and Cultures of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, on 29 and 30 September 2022. Abstracts due 31 May 2022. See link below for further details.

CFP: Medieval Monstrosities

The Illinois Medieval Association invites proposals for their annual Halloween symposium session, “Medieval Monstrosities,” occurring on October 28, 2022. Abstracts due August 1. See link below for further information.

CFP: The Body and the Human

The 2022 Southeastern Medieval Association Conference, which has the theme “The Body and the Human,” invites proposals for sessions of individual papers by July 7, 2022. Further information can be found via this link.

CFP: Outlaw Bodies, SEMA, 10-12 Nov. 2022

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies invites paper proposals for two sessions titled “Outlaw Bodies” at the 2022 Conference of the Southeastern Medieval Association in Birmingham, Alabama in 10-12 November. Proposals are due June 1, 2022. More information can be found at this link.