CFP: Science and Literature (3/31/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

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Elizabeth Klaver
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Call for Papers
Permanent Session of the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference,
Cleveland, OH 11/8/07-11/11/07
Conference Theme: "Reconsidering Realisms"

Panel Topic: Medical Science and Literature

*Science and Literature:** "Medical Science and Literature."* The
Science and Literature section seeks papers on the topic of "medical
science and literature." Particularly welcome are papers that address
the conference theme of "reconsidering realisms." Papers may want to
speak to the issue of how notions of the "real" are read through the
medicalized body, the relation of the real body to the medicalized body,
the comparison of real medical venues (such as clinics, hospitals,
research) to their fictional counterparts, and so on. This list is not
meant to be limiting. Any genre of literature, any media, any nation,
any time period. Please send queries and 100-word abstracts to Elizabeth
Klaver, by March 31.

--Elizabeth KlaverProfessorEnglish Department 4503Southern Illinois UniversityCarbondale, IL 62901 ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Sat Mar 03 2007 - 16:51:34 EST