CFP -- Religion and Medicine in North American Culture -- MLA 2013, Boston, MA Jan 3-6 -- Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Reed
contact email: 
reeda@email.unc.edu

We are seeking papers for a panel on Religion and Medicine in North American Culture to be proposed as a special session for the MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013 in Boston, MA. We are interested in papers that address representations of religion and medicine as intersecting, mutually reinforcing, or oppositional discourses in a variety of cultural texts, including but not limited to literature, film, autobiography/life writing, creative nonfiction and journalism. Proposals addressing texts from any time period or North American region are welcome. Please send 250-word abstract to reeda@email.unc.edu by March 15th.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian