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Volume 4, Number 1 (Summer), Themed Issue on Monstrous Science

updated: 
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 11:19am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

Volume 4, Number 1 (Summer), Themed Issue on Monstrous Science

"Its magic Dr. Frankenstein!"..."No, its not magic...it's science!"
(Dr. Whale, Once Upon a Time, Series 2)

"Let me tell you, my friend, that there are things done to-day in electrical science which would have been deemed unholy by the very men who discovered electricity—who
would themselves not so long before have been burned as wizards."
(Van Helsing, Dracula)

4th Global Conference: Gender and Love (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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Monday, January 13, 2014 - 8:21am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

4th Global Conference: Gender and Love

Wednesday 24th September – Friday 26th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
The study of gender is an interdisciplinary field intertwined with feminism, queer studies, sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies (to name just some relevant fields).

2nd Global Conference: Suicide, Self-harm and Assisted Dying (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

updated: 
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 6:38am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference: Suicide, Self-harm and Assisted Dying

Wednesday 24th September – Friday 26th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:
This conference brings together discussion of research and practice in three complex areas – Suicide, Self-Harm and Assisted Dying.

Over one million people worldwide die from suicide each year. The incidence of completed suicide is very much higher in males than females, for all age groups and in most societies where recording occurs. A notable exception is China where female suicides equal or exceed male rates.

1st Global Conference: Digital Arts and Digital Art History (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

updated: 
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 5:09am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference: Digital Arts and Digital Art History

Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
This inter- and multi-disciplinary project aims to examine, explore and critically engage with issues created by the massive exploitation of digital technologies for inter-human communication in respect to arts, technology, media and history. The project will attend to both theoretical and practical debates concerning (co-)production, (re-)mediation, dissemination, personal/mass interpretation and preservation in relation to cultural contexts of and intersections between digital and classical arts.

International Conference: 26-29 June 2014: What Is Art Good For? The Role of Literature and the Arts in Contemporary Society

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Monday, January 13, 2014 - 4:02am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Tudor Balinisteanu/ Department of English, University of Suceava
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Call for Papers: What Is Art Good For? The Role of Literature and the Arts in Contemporary Society
International Conference

26-29 June 2014

Faculty of Letters, University of Suceava, Romania

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

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Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 11:00pm
full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of "Bodies". We invite papers to address this topic from creative perspectives, including bodies of text, bodies of work, the human and non-human body, and so on. We value innovative and inventive interpretation of both subject matter and presentation, and welcome work that embraces digital media, including multimodal and hyperlinked work. We accept work from both Literature and Rhetoric & Composition disciplines.

IJPDS - Call for papers, Vol. 3. Paper submission due April 30, 2014.

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Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 12:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dulce Maria Scott / Anderson University
contact email: 

The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS) welcomes original contributions for the third issue of the journal to be published in the fall 2014. Researchers in the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to submit papers in final form by April 30th, 2014.

SF/F Now conference, University of Warwick (UK) 21-23 August 2014

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Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 6:39am
full name / name of organization: 
Mark Bould
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SF/F Now and Irradiating the Object: M. John Harrison conferences
Warwick University (UK)
21-23 August 2014

SF/F Now (22-23 August) is a 2-day international, interdisciplinary conference exploring the current research into the fantastic (in any medium) and the ways in which sf, fantasy, and the weird grapple with and illuminate the crucial political and social issues of the moment.

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