Print

Print


>
>
>From: Lisabeth Hock <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Re: CFP: 31st WIG, Pre-20th-C Panel, Women, Health and Medicine
>  (3/15/06; 10/19-22/06)
>
>Women, Health,  and Medicine
>
>Pre-20th-Century Panel for the Women in German 
>Annual Conference, 2006. October  19-22, 2006 at 
>Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Utah (near Salt 
>Lake City).
>
>Session Organizers:
> Lisabeth Hock, Wayne State University ([log in to unmask]) and
> Tracie Matysik, University of Texas ([log in to unmask]).
>
>We are seeking proposals for 20-minute 
>presentations that discuss intersections between 
>representations of women and discourses of 
>health, illness, and medicine from the Middle 
>Ages through the end of the nineteenth century. 
>Questions that papers might address include:
>
> How is the spiritual, physical, or mental health of women represented?
> How is spiritual, physical, or mental illness represented?
> To what extent do these representations engage 
>with such discourses as: humoral medicine, 
>homeopathy, romantic medicine, herbal medicine, 
>clinical medicine, psychiatry, gynecology, or 
>midwifery?
>
>While papers should relate to some aspect of 
>German studies, interdisciplinary approaches and 
>contributions from scholars in all disciplines 
>(including, but not limited to, literary and 
>cultural studies, women's studies, history, art 
>history, biology, medicine, and sociology) are 
>encouraged.
>
>Accepted presenters must be members of Women in 
>German by June 1, 2005. Membership information 
>is available at http://www.womeningerman.org.
>
>Please submit 300-500 word abstracts, together 
>with your c.v.,  electronically to both 
>organizers by March 15, 2006.
>
>--
>**********************************
>Lisabeth Hock
>Assistant Professor, German and Slavic Studies
>Wayne State University
>443 Manoogian Hall
>906 West Warren Avenue
>Detroit, Michigan  48202
>
>Tel: 313-577-3514
>Fax: 313-577-3266
>Email: [log in to unmask]
>WWW: http://www.langlab.wayne.edu/lhock/index.html

*******************
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor:  Megan McKinstry
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Info available at: http://www.missouri.edu/~graswww/resources/gerlistserv.html