CFP: Literary Arts and Health Humanities Today and Tomorrow (Banff, Canada) – deadline 15 July

Please see the linked call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference,  to be held at the Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity in April 2020. The conference is organized by CHCI Health & Medical Humanities Network members Daniel Laforest, Eftihia Mihelakis, and Lucille Toth.

The organisers welcome proposals focusing on (but not limited to) the following themes:

  • Biometrics, Big Data, and Self-Narratives
  • Biotechnologies and/or Pharmacology and the Phenomenology of the Body
  • Postcolonial, Indigenous, Decolonial and/or Anti-Racist Health Narrative
  • Trans-and Queer Methodologies in Health & Medical Humanities
  • Health and the Narratives of Daily / Ordinary Life
  • Gender Approaches to Health & Medical Humanities
  • Performing Joy, Pain and/or Illness
  • Aging and Storytelling
  • Vulnerability and Embodiment
  • The Healthcare System and the Self
  • Interdisciplinary Artistic Approaches to Health & Medical Humanities

Paper/panel proposals are to be sent to before July 15, 2019.

For detailed information please view the call for papers document. Questions should be directed to Sajad Soleymani Yazdi (

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