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CFP: [Science] Gender and Science Student Research Conference

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 2:05am
Eric Sonstroem

On March 29, 2008, the Gender Studies Program of the University of the
Pacific will be hosting a one-day regional student research conference on
"Gender and Science." This is a multi-disciplinary conference that will
invite student research presentations in the natural sciences, social
sciences and humanities, and is especially welcoming of research projects
that are interdisciplinary in nature. Submissions are welcome from
undergraduate students and from Masters students. An award will be given
for the best pre-submitted undergraduate essay.

UPDATE: [Science] Refractory â Series TV (1/15/08: Journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 12:04am
Dr. Lucian Chaffey

CALL FOR PAPERS â€" NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE

Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media is a refereed,
peer-reviewed, e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting
aspects of current and past entertainment media. The journal is
published by the Cinema Studies Program, School of Culture and
Communication, University of Melbourne.

http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/

Submission of completed articles (4â€"6000 words) + brief bio: 01/15/08
Publication: Autumn 2008

ISSUE THEME: Series TV: New fields of critical thought and radical
perspectives on series televisuality.

UPDATE: [Science] UPDATE: Art and Science Call for Papers (30/09/07)

updated: 
Monday, August 27, 2007 - 10:06am
Irene Aparicio

artciencia.com, Number 7, November 2007-February 2008
Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2007.
 
For the forthcoming issue planned for November 2007, the editors of
artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with new approaches to the
topics of art and history, aesthetics, bio-science and technology in
music, literature, cinema, video art, photography, architecture, new
media, painting, and other arts.
 
We are especially interested in essays and artwork that address the
convergence of studies in science and technology with those in art, or
reconsider the encounter of art with specific historical events (i.e. new
discoveries in science, technological development, political and social

CFP: [Science] Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Studies

updated: 
Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 1:51pm
Jonathan Smith

Victorian Studies will mark the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth and
the 150th anniversary of The Origin of Species in 2009 with a special issue
on “Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Studies.” Essays of not more than
8,000 words (including endnotes), prepared in MLA Style, are invited on all
aspects of Darwin and Darwin studies in the Victorian period from scholars
working in a range of areas, including literary and cultural criticism,
history and history of science, art history, and history of the book. The
deadline for submissions is July 15, 2008, to guest editor Jonathan Smith.

CFP: [Science] Prescribing Gender in Medicine and Narrative

updated: 
Monday, August 20, 2007 - 8:05pm
Angela Laflen

Gender is a particularly important, if often overlooked, context for
medicine. Not only does one become visible within medicine as a gendered
subject (susceptibility for illness and particular injuries are strongly
linked to gender, for example, and numerous diseases are gender-specific),
but gender directly affects the way an individual, whether doctor or
patient, will be perceived and treated. Consequently, though medical
narratives exert considerable social power as they claim the ability to
speak the truth about gender, medical narratives and interactions are
themselves shaped by existing stereotypes about gender. This is
particularly true with regard to the ways that patients and medical

CFP: [Science] Literature and Science

updated: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 6:59pm
Ian Ferris Roberts

The Literature and Science Area of the American Culture Association
invites submissions for the 2008 PCA/ACA National Conference, to be held
in glorious San Francisco from March 19-22, 2008.

Interpretive papers focusing on the representation or integration of
science in specific literary texts are especially encouraged. However,
proposals dealing with any aspect of the interdisciplinary field of
Literature and Science are welcome. Related topics include:

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