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CFP: Special Issue of BMJ Medical Humanities, ‘Pain and its Paradoxes’

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The BMJ has issued a call for abstracts for its forthcoming Special Issue of Medical Humanities on “Pain and its Paradoxes”. The deadline for abstract submissions is 1st August 2017. Pain is almost certainly the most common illness experience on the planet. Yet it is frequently treated poorly, and those who experience pain often endure skepticism, doubt,… Continue reading

Call for MH manuscripts for new book series, Peter Lang

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Maria Vaccarella (University of Bristol) and Kimberly R. Myers (Penn State College of Medicine) are pleased to announce a new book series with Peter Lang, ‘Medical Humanities: Criticism and Creativity’. This series showcases innovative research, creativity and pedagogy in the interdisciplinary field of medical humanities. Books in the series explore the complexities of human bodies, minds,… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of Critical Stages (webjournal), ‘Medicine and/in Theatre’

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The webjournal of the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC), Critical Stages, invites contributions for issue No 17, Medicine and/in Theatre, due for publication in June 2018. Over the past decade there has been increased critical attention paid to the intersection of theatre and medicine; although the relationship between the two is far from new.… Continue reading

CFP (artwork and creative writing), Asylum Magazine

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Call for Submissions from Helen Spandler, Asylum Magazine Asylum, the magazine for democratic psychiatry is looking for creative submissions to publish in its quarterly publication. These can include creative writing, artwork, cartoons, photographs, ad spoofs etc.  Images can be colour and/or black and white. Ideally we are looking for creative artwork with a critical mental health theme. There… Continue reading

New MH Publications

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Lena Wanggren’s Gender, Technology and the New Woman has just been published, including two chapters on medical women. The book  treats the protofeminist figure of the New Woman by focusing on specific technologies of the time, with two chapters concerning women in late nineteenth-century medical modernity: they deal with the New Style nurse (chapter 4)… Continue reading

Book Launch: Megan Coyer’s ‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press’, Glasgow

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Book Launch Event: Megan Coyer’s Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858 Date: 3-5pm, Wednesday 31st May 2017 Location: Edwin Morgan Room, 5 University Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QQ   Dr Megan Coyer is delighted to invite you to the launch of her monograph, Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine,… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of Palgrave Communications, ‘Socioeconomic factors and mental health: past and present’

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Palgrave Communications is an open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan dedicated to publishing high quality original research across all areas of the humanities and social sciences. Article proposals and full submissions are now being sought for this special issue. This article collection, edited by Professor Matthew Smith and Dr Lucas Richert (University of Strathclyde), will examine how the relationship… Continue reading

CFP: Edited Collection on Disability and Research

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Dr. Bronagh Byrne (Queen’s University Belfast) and Dr. Ciaran Burke (Ulster University) are currently accepting abstracts for chapters in a new edited collection examining disability and research.  The text itself will explore the empirical process from the perspective and experience of the disabled researcher.  As a companion to texts examining research processes with disabled respondents,… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of Modernist Fiction Studies, ‘Modernist Fictions of Disability’

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CFP: Special Issue of Modernist Fiction Studies, ‘Modernist Fictions of Disability’ Guest Editor: Maren Linett Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2017 In 2012, then-president of the Modern Language Association Michael Bérubé described disability studies not as an emerging field, but an “emerged” one. Disability studies revises the medicalized and individualized understanding of disability, an understanding… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, ‘Disabled Sexualities’

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CFP: Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Disability Studies (CJDS), ‘Disabled Sexualities’ Deadline: 1st August 2017 In 1993, Irving K. Zola identified the sexual freedom of disabled persons as a pressing but neglected issue, usually drowned out by policy focussed on access to public and commercial life. Since then, public health and education policies in… Continue reading