CALL FOR PAPERS â€" THE GOTHIC AND ADDICTION
science and culture
CFP: Gynaecology and British Culture, 1500 - 2000
Proposals are currently being sought for a collection of essays exploring the
history of British gynaecology between 1500 and 2000. The collection will be
edited by Andrew Mangham (University of Sheffield) and Greta Depledge (Birkbeck
College, University of London). We are particularly interested in essays with
an interdisciplinary approach. Possible subjects include, though are not
"UP-TO-DATE WITH A VENGEANCE": NINETEENTH-CENTURY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MEDIA
APRIL 19-21, 2007, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY
22ND ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE (INCS)
Inspired by Bram Stoker's innovative narrative forms and themes in Dracula-—and in particular by Jonathan Harker's statement in his journal that he is witnessing the "nineteenth-century up-to-date with a vengeance"--this conference will explore the thoroughly modern forms of communication, technological development, and scientific discovery that emerged in the period.
22-23 September 2006
A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh
Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith
The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
A revolution is not a dinner-party.
We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto
Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '
CFP Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (12/08/06); (7/17/06 - 7/18/06)
Comedy, Identity, Health & Well-Being
This dual conference on Comedy and Identity and Comedy and Health has been
organized by Liverpool Hope University and the Liverpool Comedy Trust to
coincide with the Liverpool Comedy Festival in July 2006. The intention is
to stimulate multi- and interdisciplinary debate, controversy and
publication on the themes of humour, laughter and the comic in its various
aspects as they pertain to all permutations of human identity, and as they
contribute to well being and health.
CALL FOR PAPERS
English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
EAPSU 2006 CONFERENCE
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
October 20, 21, and 22, 2006
LITERATURE, WRITING, AND THE NATURAL WORLD
Featured Speaker: Bill McKibben
We invite proposals for individual papers or panels from faculty and =
graduate students. Topics may include, but are not limited to:
Literature and the Natural Sciences/Natural History
Literature and Evolution
Literature and Environmental Studies
Literature and Natural Disasters
Literature, the Environment, and Disease
UPDATE: Call for Papers; MSA
UPDATE: We would like to announce that Cambridge Scholars Press is interested in publishing the conference proceedings of the 2006 ASLE Summer Symposium! The volume would be published within a year of the conference, and all contributing presenters would receieve a complimentary copy. You can see their website at http://www.cambridgescholarspress.com/. There are still slots open for presenters, so be sure to consider this great opportunity!
2006 Summer Symposium
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment)
Site: University of Maine at Farmington
The American Studies Graduate Committee at the University of Texas at Austin calls for papers for
its upcoming graduate conference, "The American Environment: Within and Without," to be held in
Austin on September 28-29, 2006.
"Environment" is a term which invites myriad interpretations in varied contexts. Our conference
theme urges participants to explore the American environment both inside and across these
different contexts. We encourage the consideration of all types of environments, including the
musical, literary, religious, political, psychological, natural, built, social, and transnational,
and those which merge or transcend these types.
RSA 2007 Call for papers
Dissecting Renaissance Anatomies