The Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health

in collaboration with the Division for Gender Studies, Stockholm University

CALL FOR PAPERS for the international conference

CURATING HEALTH: GRAPHIC MEDICINE AND VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ILLNESS

 

 

Place: Stockholm University

Date: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th December 2018

 

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Lisa Diedrich, Stony Brook University

Dr. Ian Williams, Manchester Medical School and Graphic Medicine

 

We invite individual presentations, panel proposals or artistic contributions from across a range of disciplines in the Humanities, Practice Arts, Social Sciences and Biomedicine that engage with the theme of graphic medicine and visual representations of health and illness in all their dimensions. Graphic medicine is one major theme, but proposals may also focus on other forms of (experimental) visual representation in areas such as autobiography and memoir, poster art and display, and visual narratives.

We are particularly interested in papers that address the power differentials of gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, crip, queer and ageing.

The deadline for abstract submissions is 15th August 2018

Send abstracts of no more than 300 words, including a biography of no more than 100 words, to genderbodyhealth@gmail.com.

The Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health will celebrate its 10th year with a reception during the conference. The Network is currently based in Sweden but has more than 200 members from across Europe. Previous international conferences and workshops include: Disability, Arts and Health (Bergen); Monitoring the Self (Helsinki); Interrogating Prostheses (Stockholm); Re-imagining Transplantation (Copenhagen).

Please visit our website genderbodyhealth.wordpress.com for further details of past events and the upcoming conference.


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