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Health, Mental Health, and Literature - March 9th

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 11:22am
Boston College English Graduate Conference

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

Considering recent interdisciplinary developments in the field of "medical humanities," we are interested in exploring the ways in which literature and other creative arts have attempted to represent or otherwise understand health, which is so often analyzed from a clinical or scientific perspective. We seek papers that work to synthesize clinical approaches and literary approaches to the mind and body. What can be gained by merging literary and scientific analyses?

4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
PhD in Humanities and Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville

The PhD in Humanities and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the 4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities on Friday, March 22, 2013. The theme for this year's conference is "Global Humanities."

Keynote speakers are Qwo-Li Driskill, co-editor of Queer Indigenous Studies; Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics and Literature (2011) and Peter Van Buren, a former employee of the U.S. Foreign Service and author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (2011).

Critical Disability Discourse - Journal - Deadline: February 1, 2013

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 2:01pm
Critical Disability Discourse/Discours Critiques dans le Champ du Handicap

Call for Papers

York University's Critical Disability Studies Graduate Student Program launched an academic journal in November 2009. Critical Disability Discourse is a bilingual, interdisciplinary journal, publishing articles that focus on experiences of disability from a critical perspective. The journal considers articles from graduate scholars in a variety of academic fields, but undergraduate students, activists, and community members/organizers are also invited to contribute. Critical Disability Discourse's goals are to provide emerging scholars an opportunity to contribute to the expanding field of critical disability studies and to gain exposure for their work in the public sphere.

Submission deadline is February 1, 2013.

"Victorian Play(s): Excess and Expression" , 27 April 2013

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 11:36am
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario

The VSAO executive invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be presented at the Association's 46th annual conference on 27 April 2013. The conference theme will be "Victorian Play(s): Excess and Expression." The venue will be Glendon College, York University, Toronto.

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