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CFP: [General] MESS postgraduate conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 1:34pm
Michael McCluskey

MESS
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference sponsored by the
Department of English Language and Literature, University College London
Institute of English Studies, University of London
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/english/about/mess.htm

10 March 2009
Senate House, University of London
Bloomsbury, London

Keynote address by Prof David Trotter, University of Cambridge

Proposals welcome from a range of fields addressing, discussing and
exploring, in its many forms, the idea of MESS in relation to creativity,
constraint, product, process, chaos and conformity among other possible
perspectives. Some considerations:

UPDATE: [General] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [General]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:50pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE: "THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)- 3rd Floor Salons

...So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

CFP: [General] Geometer Magazine - Arts and Beyond

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 1:29pm
Daniel Bennett

Geometer seeks writers of all disciplines interested in articulating their
speciality for a broad but intelligent audience. We welcome historians
interrogating the forgotten or obscured, biologists and neuroscientists
with an eye for the cultural ramifications of their fields, architects and
planners, geologists, musicians, film makers and artists of all kinds.

www.geometer.org.uk is a new non-commercial cultural magazine dedicated to
publishing interesting work in any format, including poetry, prose, essay,
fiction, critique and profile, art, photography and music.

CFP: [General] Rhetorics of Plague: Early / Modern Trajectories of Biohazard

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 12:51am
Helene Scheck

The threat of biological catastropheâ€"including that by AIDS, ebola, irreversible global warming,
avian influenza, and species extinctionâ€"may seem the specific and daunting provenance of late
20th- and early 21st â€"century life, but it has in fact been a crucial part of history since ancient
times. It is important to remember, for instance, that starting in the 14th century and extending
well into the 18th, the bubonic plague (as the Black Death) ultimately took the lives of at least
35% of the entire population in Europe, as well as nearly that much in central Asia, killing an
estimated total of 75 million people. Given these numbers, it could be argued that premodern

CFP: [General] Rhetorics of Plague: Early / Modern Trajectories of Biohazard

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 12:49am
Helene Scheck

The threat of biological catastropheâ€"including that by AIDS, ebola, irreversible global warming,
avian influenza, and species extinctionâ€"may seem the specific and daunting provenance of late
20th- and early 21st â€"century life, but it has in fact been a crucial part of history since ancient
times. It is important to remember, for instance, that starting in the 14th century and extending
well into the 18th, the bubonic plague (as the Black Death) ultimately took the lives of at least
35% of the entire population in Europe, as well as nearly that much in central Asia, killing an
estimated total of 75 million people. Given these numbers, it could be argued that premodern

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