Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on health and popular culture. The focus will be North American topics, but manuscripts concerning any Western society are invited. The time frame is the 19th and 20thcenturies. Issues may include, but are not limited to, women, gender, and/or masculinity; race, ethnicity and class; childhood and adolescence; advertising and marketing; public health initiatives; reproductive and other technologies; health professionals; popular magazines, health manuals, films, radio, fiction; television, music and cartoons; sports, recreation and health camps; epidemics, warfare and natural disasters; and diets and body image.

Abstracts should be submitted by February 1st, 2006. Manuscripts must be submitted by August 31st, 2006. Abstracts sent via e-mail transmission or fax are welcome.

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Cheryl Krasnick Warsh

Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine

Professor of History

Malaspina University-College

Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5S5 Canada

[email protected]

250-753-3245 x. 2113 (phone)

250-740-6459 (fax)