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Book Proposals for Anthropologies of American Medicine: Culture, Power, and Practice Series (NYU Press)

Anthropologies of American Medicine: Culture, Power, and Practice NYU Press SERIES EDITORS: Paul Brodwin (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) • Michele Rivkin-Fish (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) • Susan Shaw (University of Arizona) This series will feature U.S.-based ethnographic research into the relations between health, culture, power and knowledge. While focused on the U.S., the…

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Cultures of Commerce in the Global Eighteenth Century (Global Review)

Global Review invites papers on the special topic Cultures of Commerce in the Global Eighteenth Century. We are especially interested in papers that examine intersections between culture and economic activity. Work that reconceives center and periphery is particularly welcome. Questions addressed by papers might include: How did indigenous cultures respond to…

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Shakespeare and the Object

In the year of the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1616-2016), the first issue of the journal Costellazioni will be devoted to Shakespearean drama, considered from a particular perspective that aims to analyze the role and function of the object in the texts, in stagings and in the…

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Medicine in its Place

The Society for the Social History of Medicine hosts a major, biennial, international, and interdisciplinary conference that, in 2016, will explore the theme of place.

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<i>Underpass</i>, a New Journal for International Literature

Underpass, a New Journal for International Literature

Underpass, a new online journal for international literature, is accepting submissions of short fiction and narrative nonfiction from established and new writers from around the world. For the launch edition, we’re accepting submissions of short stories, narrative nonfiction pieces, and excerpts from longer work that has been translated into English….

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CFP: Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other

2015 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other The force of biopolitics in contemporary society marks boundaries beyond geopolitical borders, inscribing otherness on bodies simultaneously necessary to the functioning of society, while abjecting them as dangerous to the very fabric of that society; an anxiety…

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