Category Archives: conferences

CFP: Disability Studies and the Classical Body

Effaced followers may be interested in the following call for papers, which proposes a fascinating conference on disability and the ‘classical’ body. We are excited to see one of our own collaborators, Jane Draycott, a confirmed speaker.   THE FORGOTTEN OTHER: DISABILITY … Continue reading

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First Impressions Last….

Guest blogger and Effaced associate Michelle Webb (PhD project at Exeter: ‘As fowle a ladie as the smale pox could make her’: facial disfigurement in sixteenth and seventeenth century England) writes: On November 10th 2016 the Centre for eighteenth-century studies … Continue reading

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Disease, Disability, Chronic Pain

Just back from the 10th Disease, Disability and Medicine conference in Swansea, where there was a distinct trend to challenge physical and mental impairments as the defining identifier of the individuals and communities discussed. Of particular interest to Effaced was the glimpse … Continue reading

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Disability, Bodily Extensions, and the Posthuman

Here’s another interesting-sounding project on the radar. Augmenting the Body: Disability, Bodily Extensions, and the Posthuman is an interdisciplinary medical humanities project based at the University of Leeds. The project is hosting a range of talks starting October 18 with Professor Sarah … Continue reading

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CFP: VariAbilities III

We’re excited to learn that the call for papers for the 2017 VariAbilities conference has been released. The conference is convened by Professor Chris Mounsey, who is a member of the Effaced project’s advisory committee. Quoting from the conference poster: … Continue reading

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Australian Faces

I (Emily) spent last week at the meeting of the Australian Historical Association in Ballarat, Victoria. AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust was convened by the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH) at Federation University Australia, and although there were plenty of … Continue reading

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Effaced at the Australian Historical Association conference

The Effaced project is being represented at the meeting of the Australian Historical Association this week in Ballarat, Victoria. AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust is convened by the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH) at Federation University Australia. Emily’s paper … Continue reading

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Smiling in the Face of Death: ‘Death, Art and Anatomy’ at the University of Winchester

Trish Skinner and Emily Cock spent a sunny day facing death last week at Death, Art and Anatomy, an interdisciplinary conference that brought together art historians, medical historians, and practicing artists to explore the intersections between these fields. The conference was convened by … Continue reading

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CFP: “First Impressions”: Faces, Clothes, and Bodies 1600-1800′. Deadline 29/08/16

Readers might be interested in the following call for papers from the University of York’s Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies: “First Impressions”: Faces, clothes, and bodies, 1600-1800 (Thursday 10 November 2016). This one-day interdisciplinary symposium takes ‘first impressions’ as a starting point … Continue reading

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Effaced Conference – one week on

Thanks to everyone for coming to the conference and especially to our keynotes, Suzannah Biernoff and Effaced’s new friends Rosemarie Garland-Thomson and Caroline Wilkinson. Their three lectures all crossed disciplinary boundaries and made delegates think outside their own areas of specialisms, … Continue reading

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