category: science and culture

Eco-Emergenc(i)es and the Limits of Darwinian Thought (due 1 Nov 2014; U of Ottawa 30 May - 2 Jun 2015)

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ACCUTE
contact email: 
ecoemergencies@gmail.com

Evolutionary thinker Daniel Dennett compares Darwin’s “dangerous idea” to a “universal acid: it eats through just about every traditional concept, and leaves in its wake a revolutionized world

[UPDATE] Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest, 10/15 deadline

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Center for Body, Mind and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

[UPDATE] Nature, Ecology, and America's Founding Fathers (Deadline 08 September 2014)

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Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
jbartlett@albany.edu

Call for Papers: SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference (Chicago, IL; June 18-21, 2015)

Nature, Ecology, and America’s Founding Fathers

“For the World’s Benefit”: Transnational Perspectives on the First Century of the Panama Canal November 28th, 2014 Paris

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Université de Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle
contact email: 
didier.aubert@univ-paris3.fr

The centennial of the canal’s inauguration provides an opportunity to renew inquiry about Panama’s mission of “service to the world,” as stated by the country’s motto.

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

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Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

The Poetics of Knowledge (5-7 Nov 2015, Berne, Switzerland)

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Wolfgang Funk (Leibniz University Hanover) and Irmtraud Huber (University of Berne)
contact email: 
irmtraud.huber@ens.unibe.ch, wolfgang.funk@engsem.uni-hannover.de

One very common narrative about Victorian Britain is that it was an age of ground-breaking scientific discoveries: Charles Lyell significantly extended the age of our planet; Charles Darwin forced a r

The Mad-Doctor and the Mind: The Rise of Mental Healthcare in the Eighteenth Century (ASECS 2015)

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Stephanie Harper / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
Los Angeles, CA
March 19-21, 2015

"‘Hysteria Beyond Freud’: Nineteenth-Century Nerves" -- Due September 30, 2014; Conference April 30-May 3, 2015

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NeMLA 2015
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Please create a NeMLA username and log in to submit your abstract at: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cf

Showalter’s definition of the fin de siècle as the ‘golden age of hysteria’ in her seminal work, The Female Malady, bolstered late-twentieth-century theory and criticism’s association between

[Update] Graduate Conference at the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

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Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

**The deadline for submissions has been extended**
We will accept abstracts until Monday, September 15. All applicants will be notified by Friday, September 19.

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

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Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Since the 1939 publication of Perry Miller’s classic The New England Mind early Americanists have acknowledged the fundamental role New English Puritanism played in the subsequent development of Ame

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