[UPDATE] MLA 2021 CFP: State of the Body: Health and Illness in the 21st Century

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Tana Jean Welch / Florida State University College of Medicine
contact email: 

What methodologies and/or texts best help us make sense of our current bodily relationship to health, illness, and medicine? Papers utilizing posthumanism, new materialism, feminist science studies, or other philosophical tools are welcome. All literary genres and time periods will be considered.

This cfp is purposefully broad; the focus of the panel(s) created will be more specific.

This panel is sponsored by the medical humanities forum of the MLA.

Submit 250- to 500-word abstracts and a CV, by March 15, 2020, to Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University College of Medicine, at tana.welch@med.fsu.edu