Medicine, Disability and Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic Society of Medievalists
contact email: 
crushton@stfx.ca

The Atlantic Society of Medievalists is seeking paper proposals on “Medicine, Disability and Travel.” Possible topics include but are not limited to: pilgrimage for the sake of healing; the dangers of travel or warfare; mobility issues; trade in medicinal herbs or supplies; transmission of medical knowledge; magic and medicine.

Please contact the following by September 29th, 2009:

Cory James Rushton
Department of English
St. Francis Xavier University
P.O. Box 5000
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
B2G 2W5
crushton@stfx.ca

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
international_conferences
medieval
religion
science_and_culture
theory
travel_writing