MLA 2022 Call for Papers (CFP)

Rachel Warner and I are co-organizing a potential panel for the 2022 annual convention of the Modern Language Association (MLA). The convention will take place January 6-9, 2022 in Washington, D.C. We are very excited about this opportunity to facilitate intriguing and productive discussions regarding the intersections between literature, medicine, and health.

See the CFP here or read below:

Health, Medicine & Literature: Critical Intersections

This session invites papers that explore intersections among literature, medicine and culture, disability/debility studies, studies of embodiment, trauma studies, narrative medicine, and other allied disciplines. Please send 250 word abstracts to both contacts listed below.

Deadline for submissions: Monday, 15 March 2021

Rachel Warner, U of North Carolina ( )

Paul Blom, U of North Carolina ( )

Edit as of Sept. 7, 2021: For a follow-up post regarding this CFP, see my post from Sept. 7, 2021.

Published by Paul E. Blom

Paul E. Blom is a Teaching Fellow and doctoral student in English literature at UNC-Chapel Hill, a creative writer, copy editor, writing tutor and instructor as well as a published scholar, researcher, and presenter. His area of concentration is American literature from 1865 to the present and its intersections with literary trauma studies.

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