UPDATE: [American] Doctors, Patients, and Medical Treatments in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Georgia Kreiger
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Northeastern MLA Convention
Buffalo, NY
April 10-13, 2008

This panel will focus on portrayals of doctors, patients, and medical
treatments in nineteenth-century American women’s writing. Papers may
explore 1) types of healthcare such as conventional medicine, homeopathic
medicine, mesmerism, faith healing, and others; 2) types of doctor-patient
relationships, with attention to gender-inflected interaction, domination
and submission, symbiotic interaction, masochism, or sexual exploitation;
Email 250-word proposals to Georgia Kreiger at gkreiger_at_allegany.edu or mail to

Dr. Georgia R. Kreiger
Box 59
Allegany College of Maryland
12401 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, MD 21502

Include with your proposal your name, affiliation, email address, postal
address, and telephone number. Also please specify any A/V requirements.

Extended Deadline for Proposals: October 1, 2007


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