Subscribe to RSS - science and culture

science and culture

CFP: Literature and Medicine (4/8/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Kimberly Myers

South Atlantic Modern Language Association
SAMLA 2006
November 10-12, 2006
Charlotte, North Carolina

Special Session: Literature and Medicine

The purpose of this panel is to examine the ways=20
in which medical issues, medical professionals,=20
and people suffering from disease and illness are=20
depicted in literature (of any era), film and=20
television. The focus of the panel is=20
intentionally broad in order to accommodate=20
diverse topics, including the following:

=ADimages of illness, healing and the healer
=ADquestions of biomedical ethics
=ADsocio-cultural implications of specific diseases
=ADteaching literature and medicine

CFP: Ecocriticism and the Endangered Sea (Puerto Rico) (7/31/06; CEA-CC, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm

College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
Fall 2005 Conference: 10-11 November 2006
"Watery World: Humans and the Sea"
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

The CEA-CC invites proposals for a panel titled "Ecocriticism and the =
Endangered Sea".
Please send 200-250 word proposal to Vartan Messier at = by 31 July 2006.
Proposals may be sent by email as part of a text message but not as
attachments. Presenters must be registered members of the CEA-CC at the =
of the conference.

More information available at

UPDATE: Artsciencia: Call for Papers and Artworks (4/28/06; online journal issue)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Irene Aparicio

Call for Papers and Artworks:, number 3, April-June 2006
  Deadline for submissions: April 28, 2006
  So that the next number 3 of electronic journal can be on-line starting from May, we ask you to submit your articles or artworks for publication until April 28, 2006. We remind you that, any doubt on the participation, it can be explained by the reading of the Guide of the Authors (see ) or through the emails
  Irene Aparicio
  (The Editor)

CFP: Environment and Culture Area (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm

CFP: Environment and Culture Area of Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture
Conference 2006 (06/15/06; 10/26/06-10/28/06).

"Environment and Culture" as an area explores the various ways in which the
environment shapes and is shaped by human action/interaction. Papers from all
disciplines and historical periods are invited, and papers from graduate
students are especially encouraged. Panels of 3-4 presenters are also welcomed.
Appropriate topics include, but are not limited to:

Environmental literature - the arts and the environment - environmental
philosophy - natural history - nature and culture - the urban and suburban

The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2006.

CFP: Environmental Justice & Global Citizenship (UK) (3/10/06; 7/3/06-7/6/06)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:50pm
Dr Rob Fisher

5th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Monday 3rd July - Thursday 6th July 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Final Call for Papers
Environments, Sustainability and Technologies

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore the role of ecology and environmental ideas in the context of contemporary society and international politics, and assess the implications for our understandings of fairness, justice and global citizenship.

CFP: Science Fiction (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
John Schwetman

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals are requested for a panel of the PAMLA conference
meeting on the following topic:

Science Fiction in Literature, Film and Media

Science fiction seems slowly to be making its way out of its marginal
"genre fiction" status and into the realm of consideration as serious
literature. We seek papers that regard science fiction works as
potential subjects of rigorous academic inquiry.