Evolutionary thinker Daniel Dennett compares Darwin's "dangerous idea" to a "universal acid: it eats through just about every traditional concept, and leaves in its wake a revolutionized world-view, with most of the old landmarks still recognizable" (63).
Computer Culture Area
36th Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE (EXTENDED): Saturday, November 15, 2014
Proposals for papers are now being accepted for the area of Computer Culture, as one of the many areas within the 36th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA). Please consider submitting.
This year's conference theme is:
Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture
Proposal deadline extended to November 15, 2014. Please join us for the 36th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 11-14, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme for 2015 is "Many Face, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture."
Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Spring 2016: Survival
Guest Editors: Frances Bartowski, Elena Glasberg, and Taylor Black
SIXTH ANNUAL PROVIDENCE COLLEGE
Conference on Health and Society
Saturday, April 11, 2015
8:30am – 4:00pm – Harkins Hall and Slavin Center
Neocolonial Economies and Subjectivity: Emerging Issues in a Globalized Postcolonial World
38th AHVA Annual Graduate Student Symposium
13 & 14 March 2015
Deadline for Submissions: December 30, 2014
Call for Proposals, Misti-Con 2015
Deadline for submissions: 12/30/2014
Date by which proposers shall be notified: 1/31/2015
Convention dates: 5/21-5/25/2015
Proposals should include a 500 word abstract and a 50-75 word biography, contact information, and the proposer's academic or other affiliation, if any; the submission form contains requests for needs such as audio-visual equipment.
For more information on formal programming: http://www.misti-con.org/programming.html
The 2nd Annual Scholars of the Culture: The Wiley College Conference on the Hip-Hop Experience will be held at Wiley College in Marshall, TX, on March 20-21, 2015. This year's theme will be "Women of Hip-Hop." The conference is seeking proposals that address issues relevant to this theme. In addition to critical essays, SOTC also welcomes submissions for creative pieces that are relevant to this year's theme.
Over the centuries, the peoples and nations of the Mediterranean have been divided but also connected by the sea. Its trade routes have facilitated traffic and ideas, artistic creativity, and architecture, as well as commerce. Cultures have evolved and empires have risen and declined through processes that have impacted the histories and cultures of countries washed by the Mediterranean.
International Conference organized by the Centre for Literature in Translation of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University, in cooperation with the University of Santiago de Compostela and the Federal University of Santa Catarina.
Venue: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, December 10-11, 2015
Bringing together scholars from different disciplines such as cultural studies, translation studies, area studies, comparative literature and anthropology, this conference aims at providing a new understanding of exile as a theoretical concept, analytical category, and lived experience in the study of the translation of (literary) texts.
Keynote Speaker: Bruce Coville (children's fantasy author)
Special Guest: Laura Lee Gulledge (YA graphic novelist)
Guiding Spirit: Marleen Barr, Founding Mother of Feminist Science Fiction Criticism
Pippi to Ripley 3 is an interdisciplinary conference with a focus on women and gender in science fiction and fantasy. We invite papers devoted to imaginative representation in all media: comics, films, television, and video games as well as in folklore, Children's, Young Adult, and adult-directed literature.
5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
Call for Proposals -- EXTENDED DEADLINE
February 26, 27 & 28, 2015
With Keynote Speaker, ERIC LOTT
We are pleased to open the Call for Papers for the eleventh Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, sponsored by the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature. The conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students working in medieval studies. Contributions are welcomed from diverse fields of research such as history of art and architecture, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.
Papers should be a maximum of 20 minutes. Please email 250-word abstracts (text only, no attachments please) to email@example.com by 25th January 2015.