Call For Papers – "So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century"
Third Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012, in Raleigh, NC.
In this conference, we wish presenters and participants to examine and explore the continued need for humanities studies, and the place of humanities studies in societies that increasingly value technological advances in communication.
Call for Papers and Posters:
"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 9-10, 2012
Keynote Speakers: David Herman, Department of English, The Ohio State University
Kara D. Federmeier; Department of Psychology, Program in
Neuroscience, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the triennial conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers. The conference will be held October 10-13, 2012, in Denver, Colorado. For further information about the conference, please consult SSAWW's website at http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/ssaww/index.html
SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE
The Associated Member of Lithuanian Scientific Society, European Society for the History of Science (ESHS), Association of Lithuanian Serials, and International Council of Association for Science Education /ICASE/
SCIENTIA SOCIALIS, UAB (Ltd.)
Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University
Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University
March 31 - April 1, 2012
Edited by Nicoletta Vallorani and Emanuele Monegato
i am a MA student in English literature,and I am working on on my thesis under the title of "The Mythological Analysis of Renault's "The King Must Die and The Bull From the Sea" Based on Jungian Psychoanalysis" .
Beside it I want to present an essay about this subject,too.
I would like to know if it is possible to publish this essay in your journal.
My Best Regard
Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts: The 'Canadian Fantastic" Call for Papers
Towards the end of "We Have Met the Alien (And It Is Us)" (1985), Judith Merril concludes "after months of immersion in Canadian futures, that there is something one just might call a Canadian consciousness, and that this unique sensibility of accepting-and-coping might just have something of value to offerto the uncertain future of a planet in perilous pain" (23).
Papers can address any aspect of the poetry and prose of John Clare and his contemporaries, especially regarding the representation of the human and nonhuman worlds. A 300-500 word abstract and professional affiliation should be sent by 15 March to Samantha Harvey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Physicians for Public Safety
59 Morning Sun Avenue, # A
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Call for papers
Physicians for Public Safety is calling for papers, credible anecdotal data and other information on the interplay of medical marijuana laws, traffic fatalities, and alcohol consumption.
A November 2011 paper authored by D. Mark Anderson at Montana State University and Daniel Rees at the University of Colorado Denver* suggests that legalization of medical marijuana is associated with:
dramatic decrease in high blood alcohol count fatal crashes per 100,000 drivers;
overall decrease in alcohol consumption, especially among 20 to 30 year olds; and
reduced beer sales. **
Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
March 2nd-3rd 2012
Stern College of Women
What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a "curiosity"? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity? Enmeshed in a larger set of notions that often pit the social against the individual, the normative against the taboo, and the expected against the surprising, curiosities generate questions about desire, taste, knowledge, and inquiry.
*Barzakh*, a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance, run by graduate students in the English department at the University at Albany, SUNY is open to submissions for its next issue to be published in May of 2012. "Barzakh" is a word / concept that names the connecting link, the "between" of something, such as different spheres of existence. In light of the current global occupy movements *Barzakh* is seeking innovative creative, critical and collaborative writing as well as writing in translation that specifically addresses the political implications of
PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
CFP: 'Theoretical Matter(s)'.