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CFP: Early Modern History, Culture, and Science (journal)

updated: 
Friday, September 1, 2000 - 9:09pm
G.Engel_at_EM.UNI-FRANKFURT.DE

Our journal "Zeistprünge. Forschungen zur Frühen Neuzeit"
(information on website of Verlag Vittorio Klostermann) is inviting
articles on early modern history, culture, and science. Articles are
published in German or English. Please submit your articles
- in printed form to:
   Zentrum zur Erforschung der Fruehen Neuzeit
   Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet
   D - 60054 Frankfurt am Main
- as an email attachment in Rich Text Format to
  G.Engel_at_em.uni-frankfurt.de

Yours,
G.Engel

Dr. Gisela Engel
Zentrum zur Erforschung der Fruehen Neuzeit
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet
D - 60054 Frankfurt am Main

Tel. (069) 7982 3282
Fax (069) 7982 5122

CFP: Absolutism and the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1720 (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 28, 2000 - 8:48pm
christopher baker

Contributors are being sought from among scholars of early modern
studies in all disciplines for the following reference work (edited by
Christopher Baker, series editor Ronald H. Fritze): ABSOLUTISM AND THE
SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION: 1600-1720. This is a Greenwood Press Original
Reference book in the series Interdisciplinary Biographical Dictionaries
of the Western World's Greatest Cultural Eras. The volume will focus on
significant cultural figures in literature, art, music, science, and
technology. It will not be primarily historical or political in focus
but rather broadly cross-disciplinary. If you would like to be
considered for inclusion as a contributor, please send a cover letter

CFP: Cinema & Medicine (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2000 - 9:29pm
Film Medicine

Chapters and appropriate chapter suggestions are sought for:

"Signs of Life: Medicine and the Cinema"

"Signs of Life: Medicine and the Cinema" will consider how medicine,
the medical profession and medical science have been presented in
the cinema. The book will offer an historical, cultural and textual
study of the filmic representation of medicine and will appeal to both the
film studies and a wider film readership.

This book development project already includes a foreword by a major name in
medicine and the medical humanities and is receiving extremely enthusiastic
responses internationally. We intend for this to be an exceptional book.

The book is divided into three sections:

CFP: Early Modern History, Culture and Science (journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2000 - 6:11pm
G.Engel_at_EM.UNI-FRANKFURT.DE

The Centre for Early Modern History, Culture and Science
publishes the journal "Zeitsprünge. Forschungen zur Frühen
Neuzeit" (Verlag Vittorio Klostermann) and invites contributions.
You will find informations about past issues of the journal on the
website of Verlag Vittorio Klostermann and within short time on our
website.

Our current interests are apocalyptic thinking and apocalyptic
movements, the history of secrets, the history of the senses, the
theory and history of perception.But we will also welcome other
essays relevant to the study of early modern history, culture and
science.

Please submit your essays either as email attachment or by
snailmail.

CFP: Gender & Tech. in SF Film (no date; journal)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2000 - 10:48pm
Ritch Calvin

FEMSPEC, an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to critical
and creative works in the realms of science fiction, fantasy, magical
realism, surrealism, myth, folklore and other supernatural genres, is
planning a special issue on gender and technology in science fiction
film. Possible topics, though not limited to these, include:
      *technology and the cultural construction of feminine/masculine roles
      *the technologically produced body
      *technology as a system of representation
      *technology and the construction of social categories of
difference, such as race, gender, sexuality, and class
      *forms of resistance within/through/despite technology
      *cybersexuality

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