CFP: [Science] Prescribing Gender in Medicine and Narrative (8/15/08; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Laflen
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Call for Contributions to essay collection: Prescribing Gender in
Medicine and Narrative.

The collection, under contract with an academic press, investigates
gendered perceptions and representations of healers and patients in
fiction, popular literature, poetry, film, television, and visual art.
To round out the collection, we are seeking additional papers on the
following topics:

gender in non-western healing
men’s health issues
reproductive health
gender and healing in medieval culture/narrative
responses to gender in medicine in the visual arts

Please submit completed papers and short CVs to
and by August 15, 2008. Papers should between 5,000
and 10,000 words (including Works Cited) and follow Chicago format.
For more information please contact Angela Laflen and Marcelline Block at and

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