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UPDATE: Science & Medical Films (8/12/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Boon Tim

Scientific and medical films: Last call for proposals

Join us at Dallas this November


I am finalising the Scientific and medical films area for the 2006
Documentary Tradition Conference, 8-12 November 2006 at the Dolce Conference
Center, Dallas




Currently we have the following confirmed speakers and topics:


CFP: Literature, Eco-Criticism &amp; Environment (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Ken Hada

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14-17, 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual =
CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment
Abstract/Proposals due by December 1, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Conference Website: (updated regularly)
Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature, =
Ecocriticism, and the Environment in such areas as:

CFP: Reconstruction 7.2: Eco-Cultures: Culture Studies and the Environment (8/15/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Justin M. Scott-Coe

Call for Papers: Special theme issue of Reconstruction

Co-edited by

Alexandra Ganser, M.A., University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Dr. Vibha Arora, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India AND

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture is an open access,
electronic, peer-reviewed journal devoted to publishing essays in
cultural studies from emerging and established scholars worldwide.

CFP: Health &amp; Disease (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Leslie Fife

  Boston, Massachusetts
  April 4-7, 2007
  The "Health and Disease in Popular Culture" PCA/ACA
  area encourages proposals from historical and contemporary
  Topics may include subjects related to literary representations
  of health issues/diseases; depictions of health and disease
  in the mass media (e.g., television, film, internet, advertising);
  drugs and pharmaceuticals; alcohol or tobacco; infectious and
  chronic diseases in popular culture; epidemics; mental health;

CFP: Women &amp; Science in the Long 18th Century (9/1/06; ASECS, 3/22/07-3/25/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm

Call for Papers: =93Works of Fancy: Women, Literature, and Science=94 =

ASECS =96 March 22-25, Atlanta, Georgia

This panel explores women and scientific discourse in the long =
eighteenth century. Genres include, but are not limited to, poetry, =
prose (fiction and non-fiction), drama, and art. This session focuses =
particularly on women utilizing scientific discovery, discourse, and/or =
representation in the context of their work rather than women =
specifically writing about science, although this would be of interest =
as well.

Please forward a 300-500 word abstract and vita by September 1, 2006 to = or by regular mail to arrive by September 1,2006 to:

CFP: Three NEMLA Panels: Mencken; Literature &amp; Medicine; Violence, Technology, &amp; the Cold War (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/

Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm

H.L. Mencken: The Sage of Baltimore NEMLA 38th Annual Convention, March
1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland Deadline for abstracts: September 15, 2006
This panels solicits papers on any aspect of the work or influence of
H.L. Mencken, with particular interest in his involvement with
lampoonery or social darwinism. Send abstracts to Lisa DeTora,
Lafayette College:

CFP: Sedimentations. An Art Culture Nature Conference (11/1/06; 5/18/07-5/19/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm

Sedimentations: An Art Culture Nature Conference
18th - 20th of May 2007
Conference Site: Kettle Pond Visitor Center in Charlestown, Rhode Island
Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Conference Directors: Ana Flores and Petra Kuppers

This Art Culture Nature conference addresses connections between time,
ecology, human history and the histories of the land.

ACN is an interdisciplinary organization which brings together artists,
environmentalists and educators in the humanities, arts, sciences and
social sciences who are interested in the study of the connections
between the arts and environmental studies.