category: science and culture

UPDATE Registration and bursaries information: The London Irish in the Long Eighteenth-Century (1680-1830)

full name / name of organization: 
David O'Shaughnessy / University of Warwick
contact email: 
londonirish@warwick.ac.uk

Registration for the conference on 'The London Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century 1680-1830' is now open (closes 31 March).

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/english/events/londonirish

[UPDATE] Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism in Science Fiction Film, Media and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
David Roh (Old Dominion University)
contact email: 
droh@odu.edu

Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism in Science Fiction Film, Media and Literature
Editors: David Roh, Greta Niu, and Betsy Huang

Deadline: March 15, 2012

MLA 2013: Language Change and Changing Work: A Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Divisions on Language Change and Language Theory
contact email: 
chris.p.pearce@gmail.com

As the academy changes, why does linguistics remain important for MLA disciplines? Papers in any disciplinary context (linguistics, rhetoric, literature and cultural studies) welcome.

MLA 2013: At What Cost Change? Language Preservation, Identity, and Public Policy

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Language Change
contact email: 
chris.p.pearce@gmail.com

As language changes, what else happens? How should we respond? All languages and methodological approaches welcome (theory, field work, policy, etc.). 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2012; Chris P.

Exchange Conference (28/29 June 12), Call for Papers (deadline 4 May 12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Green, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
contact email: 
ExchangeConference@cf.ac.uk

June 28/29// 2012
POSTGRADUATE
INTERDISCIPLINARY
CONFERENCE

Call for papers

Gender in English Studies International Symposium 2012 (19-21.10.2012)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Szczecin University, Poland
contact email: 
info@ges-symposium.pl

GES 2012: 'The fluidity and contestability of gender and sexuality'

[UPDATE] Environmental Utterance: A Performative Conference, 1-2 Sep 2012 (CFP deadline 31st March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE
- A Performative Conference -

Sat 1 to Sun 2 September 2012

CFP Deadline: 31st March 2012

2nd Biennial BABEL Meeting - Wild Fermentation: Disciplined Knowledge and Drink

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Kelber / Rob Wakeman
contact email: 
rob.wakeman@gmail.com

"Wild Fermentation: Disciplined Knowledge and Drink"

Panel for the BABEL Working Group's second biennial conference at MIT, September 20-22, 2012.

The Erotics of Post Project (from MLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Carmen Derkson
contact email: 
caderkso@ucalgary.ca

“But between the past which no longer is and the future which is not yet, this moment when [we] exist is nothing” –from de Beauvoir’s _The Ethics of Ambiguity_

Modernism and the Essence of Technology--MSA 14 (Las Vegas, October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Fielding
contact email: 
hfieldin@pnc.edu

Heidegger’s famous essay “The Question Concerning Technology” begins with the claim that “technology is not equivalent to the essence of technology.” In his terms, the essence of technology

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