category: science and culture

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy [NeMLA Toronto 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
adamdrur@buffalo.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy

This session proposes to explore and assess the contributions of Caribbean poets and philosophers both to the postcolonial/ecocritical/feminist/queer polemics against Enlightenment modernity and (neo)liberal humanism and to the invention of alternative modes of being, thinking, and figuring the human. We welcome papers which engage the artistic and intellectual productions of Caribbean writers in the broad context of post-, anti-, and alter-humanisms. How do Caribbean texts unsettle and (re)invent relations between the Sciences & the Humanities?

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
Host Institution: Ryerson University

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

Romantic Sustainability--Call for Chapter Proposals (due 1 Nov. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on sustainability and the environment in British Romantic literature, tentatively titled Romantic Sustainability: Endurance and the Natural World

Nobody's Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston, Quincy University
contact email: 
johnsci@quincy.edu

Dear Colleagues:

Please consider submitting a proposal by November 1 for the collection described below.

Nobody’s Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

Last call: Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

chair: Alla Ivanchikova

contact email:
ivanchikova@hws.edu

Ecocritical Book Reviews & Scholarly Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.org

KUDZU SCHOLAR (AUTUMN EQUINOX) (Vol-5. Iss-3, 2015)

Theme: "Sustenance and Sustainability"

Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

Romantic Ecocriticism:
Origins and Legacies
Dewey W. Hall, Editor
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Call for Papers

New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

theory@buffalo 18: Derrida Matters

full name / name of organization: 
State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
ajitpaul@buffalo.edu

Because of his early silence on the issue, when Jacques Derrida is pressed concerning “the materialist text” in Positions (1971), his response might seem enigmatic: If “matter in this general ec

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