Costs of Abstraction
5th Annual Natura Conference on Science and Epistemology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 3/25/2016
Franklin L. Ford Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University
"…any measurement, however comprehensive, is an act of abstraction, an act of replacing the thing measured" (Rosen 1991: 60).
CFP: Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic
Gothic Temporalities Group in conjunction with the University of Surrey
22-24 August 2016 University of Surrey United Kingdom
Our experience of the Gothic is one founded in time. Whether it is of a past that will not or cannot die, multiple presents that can never resolved, or infinite futures that can never be realised it speaks of a temporal excess that refuses to be contained.
Katherine Mansfield and
the Art of the Short Story
Bandol, France, 10-12 June 2016
Organised by the Katherine Mansfield Society
Hosted by the town of Bandol, France
Supported by the New Zealand Embassy, Paris
and the University of Northampton, UK
Professor Enda Duffy
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Professor Ailsa Cox
Edge Hill University, UK
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
James Tink (Tohoku University, Japan)
Sarah Bezan (University of Alberta, Canada)
Medicine and Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century
St Anne's College, Oxford
10th – 11th September 2016
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: CHRISTOPHER HAMLIN AND LAURA OTIS
IN WAR (DIARIES) – SOLDIERS EXPERIENCING THE GREAT WAR. CROSSED PERSPECTIVES ON THE TRENCHES TROUGHOUT THE SOLDIERS' WAR DIARIES
THE BODY OF HUMAN MEMORIES – CROSSED AND INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON THE ROLE OF THE BODY IN LITERATURE, HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, VISUAL ARTS. FROM THE GREAT WAR TO THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
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