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June 05, 2008

Call for Papers: Prescribing Gender in Medicine

Call for Contributions to essay collection: Prescribing Gender in Medicine and Narrative.

The collection, under contract with a scholarly 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 angela.laflen@marist.edu and mblock@princeton.edu 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 angela.laflen@marist.edu and mblock@princeton.edu.

(H/t H-Net-Disability Listserv)


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