CFP Books of Blood: Collaborative Project and Funding Bid

Open Graves, Open Minds

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*Extended Deadline – submissions by 1st November 2015*

All humans ‘are books of blood—wherever you open us, we’re red’ (Clive Barker). If our bodies are books of blood, then they can be read; we invite such readings and contributions where blood is the signifier. We are also interested in analyses and representations of the literal presence of blood in our culture, the importance of the actual material substance of life itself. This is the first stage of a funding bid and collaborative project on blood for the Wellcome Trust. Submissions will be chosen to contribute to an exhibition, a series of public talks, and an illustrated book. Initial contributions will be drawn from any of the following fields: science. technology, medicine, forensics, history of science, history of ideas, philosophy, theology, anthropology, myth, legend, folklore, literature, creative writing…

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About Lucy Northenra

Dr Sam George, Coffin Boffin, Senior Lecturer in Literature, University of Hertfordshire, Convener Open Graves, Open Minds Project
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