category: science and culture

UPDATE: Extended Deadline: Monstrous Messengers 17 Aug. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy
contact email: 
monstrousmessengers@gmail.com

For this collection, three more papers from any discipline are welcome; however, advantaged are those focusing on a gendered or religious moral message.

'Strata' Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Eleanor Dobson & Gemma King
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

Abstract deadline 30 September 2015

Reminder - Victorian Brain

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network
contact email: 
heide-marie.weig@ur.de

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate and early career work across the broad field of Victorian Studies.

Diagnosis Literature: Medical Narratives of the Nineteenth Century--NEMLA 2016 Hartford

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Caleb/Misericordia University
contact email: 
acaleb@misericordia.edu

This panel seeks to explore how medical narrative was used in nineteenth-century fiction and medical texts as a counterargument to the medical gaze, thereby rewriting the medical history of the period

Medieval Graduate Student Symposium: At The University of North Texas March 3-4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas
contact email: 
mickey.abel@unt.edu

Sponsored by AVISTA

*******NEW******
AVISTA Prize $200.

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
sophie.jones@bbk.ac.uk

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture
30th October 2015
Birkbeck, University of London

(Edited Collection) Domestic Entanglements in the Works of Joss Whedon (Deadline: 1 Nov 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Juliette Kitchens/Nova Southeastern University
contact email: 
jkitchens@nova.edu

Domestic representations feature prominently throughout the Whedonverse, frequently complicating not only narratological and rhetorical structures, but also contemporary ideological and sociopolitical

Use, Abuse, Abstinence: Reading Alcohol in Literature | NEMLA 2016, March 17-20 | Submission Deadline Sept. 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com

This panel calls for papers that stake a claim in the cultural significance of representing alcohol or alcohol consumption. How do these representations relate to alcoholism as a disease and the alcoholic as an identity category? Does the text evaluate alcohol abuse morally or politically? Do communities organized around alcohol consumption facilitate social movements based on class, race, sexuality, or gender?

[UPDATE] THE LAND HAS A STORY

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

Papers and Panels: Sports and Violence Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ashland Center for Nonviolence
contact email: 
acn@ashland.edu

Interdisciplinary Conference on Sports and Violence, March 19, 2016, Proposals due by October 31, 2015

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