Call for Papers
SAHMS Fourteenth Annual Meeting
March 2-3, 2012, Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia
DEADLINE: October 15, 2011
The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) invites paper proposals for its fourteenth annual meeting on March 2-3, 2012, at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
SAHMS welcomes papers on the history of medicine and science, broadly construed to encompass historical, literary, anthropological, philosophical and sociological approaches to health care and science including race, disabilities and gender studies. Participants may propose individual papers of panels of several papers on a particular theme.
Each presenter is limited to 20 minutes, with additional time for questions and discussion. Please do not submit papers that have already been published, presented or scheduled for presentation at another meeting. All participants are responsible for their own travel expenses and must pay registration costs in advance of the meeting.
NOTICE TO STUDENTS: Student travel awards are available each year; for more information and to submit applications, contact SAHMS President Michael Flannery at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see http://www.sahms.net for Student Travel Award Guidelines. All applicants must submit paper proposals; the deadline for both is October 15.
To submit proposals, please visit the online submission site at:
Required elements for the online proposals include Title, Purpose Statement, Rationale and Significance, Methodology, Sources, Findings & Conclusions, and Three Learning Objectives. For questions or problems with the submission site, contact Dr. Lisa Pruitt (email@example.com), Program Committee Chair.
I am a member of the SAHMS, and have had the privilege of presenting at the last two annual meetings, and can report that the meetings are just wonderful, collegial affairs, with a lot of high-quality papers and topics being organized and presented.