The Nomadikon Centre, The University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway and The College of St. Rose, Albany, New York, USA invite paper proposals for the 6th Nomadikon Meeting: "Seeing Whole: Images and Space, Images within Images." The Conference will be held Sept. 27-29, 2012 on The College St. Rose campus in Albany, New York. The conference theme reflects an overall interest in the process of seeing itself, with "seeing" suggesting but certainly not limited to physical sight, but inclusive of an embodied "seeing." The conference is interdisciplinary and invites papers on film, painting, photography, performance, music, material culture, and literature.
Creative Writing in the Medical Humanities
III International Colloquium of Philosophy of Technology
Technical worlds: ontological, epistemological and normative aspects of artificiality.
27, 28 and 29 September 2012, Cordoba, Argentina.
Place of the meeting: National University of Córdoba.
'Routes and Roots': Identity and Intercultural Exchange in Travel and Tourism. 28th and 29th June 2012
Cultural Studies Centre,
University of Aveiro, Portugal.
We see the proposed gathering of scholars and tourism professionals as taking the form of 5 possible subsections, addressing issues in intercultural communication, identity formation, representations of the tourist/traveller, the business side of tourism and patterns of leisure behaviour.
1. Communicating in Tourist Contexts
2. Travelling Identities
3. Representations of Tourist Experience
5. Conceptualizing the Holiday
The Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Biomedical and Clinical Engineering (IJBCE) would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, coverage, and guidelines for submission to IJBCE.
Kindly forward this information to Biomedical research community.
No Anxiety: Recent Latin American Narrative and the Canon.
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy is now accepting submissions of articles, webtexts, or other digital formats that report and reflect on new uses of technology in teaching, learning, or research. Work received by May 1, 2012 will be peer-reviewed for possible publication in our upcoming Fall 2012 issue. In addition, we always welcome contributions to our rolling sections: Teaching FAILs (where you help others learn from your mistakes), Assignments, Book Reviews, and Tool Tips (reviews and advice on applying particular technologies).
South Asian Review, the refereed journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites submissions for its 2012 special number, Volume 33 Number 3, devoted to Sri Lankan Anglophone literature. The South Asian Review calls for papers that examine Sri Lankan Anglophone fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, and film.
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages is seeking proposals of 500 words for essays devoted to Arthurian-themed film, television, and/or electronic games. We are particularly interested in approaches that explore issues of transformation and/or diversity in these works.
Please submit proposals and CV by 6/1/12 and note "Are You From Camelot Proposal" in the subject line.
Completed essays should be between 5000 to 8000 words and submitted to the editors by 12/1/12 or earlier.
A one-day conference on the Situationist International and its legacies.
University of Sussex, UK - 8th June 2012
Keynote: McKenzie Wark (The New School, NY)
Full registration and programme information available at http://www.situationist-aesthetics.blogspot.co.uk/
World Picture Conference
University of Sussex
2-3 November 2012
Felix Ensslin, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart
Alberto Toscano, Goldsmiths College, London
The annual World Picture Conference gathers scholars from a range of different disciplines to address the relation between critical theory, philosophy, and aesthetics. For this year's meeting we welcome papers on questions of action. Such considerations might include (but are in no sense limited to):
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from November 8-11, 2012. The 2012 informal convention theme is "Debt."
The theme for the CCCC 2013 conference is "The Public Work of Composition," with particular attention to basic writers. An interest in writing as a public work naturally invites consideration of the moral questions inherent in writing for a public audience. (e.g., What is my relationship to my readers? By what means should I persuade? And so on.) The rhetorical concept of ethos should be a natural part of this discussion, given that a rich understanding of ethos leads writers to reflect on the manifestation of their identity in public discourse and the related ethical questions that such presentation entails—among them the age-old question of whether an author must be a "good man," vir bonus, and by what means that goodness may be measured.