category: science and culture

Civilizational Values at the Crossroads

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations
contact email: 
drosner@mcny.edu

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 10 – 13, 2015 Call for Papers - 45th Annual Meeting
Civilizational Values at the Crossroads

Have We Ever Been Normal? Taiwan STS Conference in March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Science, Technology, and Society Association
contact email: 
chris.leslie@nyu.edu

Call for Papers: Annual Meeting of the Taiwan STS Association

Hosts: Taiwan STS Association and Academia Sinica

Dates: 26-28 March 2015

Technology and Society: Shifting Identities and Digital Worlds NeMLA Roundtable - proposals 9/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ellenmoll6@gmail.com

We welcome proposals for 10-minute roundtable presentations on "Technology and Society: Shifting Identities and Digital Worlds" for the upcoming Northeast Modern Language Association Conference in Tor

[UPDATE] CHARLIE BROOKER: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Brooker: Critical Perspectives
contact email: 
charliebrookercollection@outlook.com

THIS IS AN UPDATED CFP WITH AN EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS. WE HAVE RECEIVED HIGH QUALITY SUBMISSIONS THUS FAR, BUT REQUIRE MORE TO COMPLETE THE COLLECTION

CfP: Gender Down Under

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/#c440

[UPDATE] New Deadline: The Speculative Community: Or, Community and Contingency (University of Bern, October 18-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department and Center for Cultural Studies, University of Bern, Switzerland
contact email: 
viola.marchi@ens.unibe.ch / ryan.kopaitich@ens.unibe.ch

The conference aims at investigating the theoretical and practical dimensions of community, in connection with contingency and in light of Speculative Realism and Object-Oriented Ontology.

[UPDATE] “To (Not So) Boldly Go: Science Fiction as Instrument of Colonial Enterprise” abstract deadline September 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jhgray@my.uri.edu

Both science fiction and postcolonial theory are concerned with troubling normative understandings of movement, diaspora, and hybridity.

International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, 27/05/2015 to 29/05/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Literary Studies and the Institute for Metaphysics and Philosophy of Culture of the University of Leuven
contact email: 
immunityandmodernity@gmail.com

Call for papers International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, from the 27th to the 29th of May 2015)

CFNom: Rollins Popular Culture Book Award (11/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
tburnett@southwestpca.org

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Peter C. Rollins Book Award.

Stage The Future 2: The Second International Conference on Science Fiction Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
stagethefuture@gmail.com

6-7 March, 2015
Sponsored by the Center for Science and Imagination, Arizona State University

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Jay Scheib (MIT) jayscheib.com
Howard Sherman (The Stage) hesherman.com

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