category: science and culture

Polytropic(al) Joyce: North, South, and Beyond - The Fifth James Joyce Postgraduate Conference, 2-4 Feb 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
joyceinbelfast@gmail.com

The 5th annual Joyce postgraduate conference will take place on the 2nd to 4th of February, 2012, at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Petrocultures Sept. 6-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
petrocultures@gmail.com

Call for Paper, Panel and/or Workshop Proposals
Petrocultures : Oil, Energy, Culture
University of Alberta: September 6, 7th and 8th, 2012
The “Petrocultures: Oil, Energy, Culture” conference will take place on September 6, 7th and 8th, 2012, at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada).

Science and Method in the Humanities (3/2/12, abstracts due 11/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Science and Epistemology Working Group, Rutgers University
contact email: 
lizzie.oldfather@gmail.com

Rutgers University announces "Science and Method in the Humanities," an interdisciplinary graduate symposium to be held on March 2, 2012, with keynote speakers Peter Dear (Cornell University) and Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Duke University, Brown University).

Borders: 43rd Annual Conference, College English Association, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2012 | BORDERS
43rd Annual Conference | March 29-31 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] CFP - States of Emergence, States of Emergency: Deadline Extended to 1st November

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
joanna_kellond@hotmail.co.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 1st November 2011

[Update-Deadline Extended]:Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representations

Editors
Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay (Editorial)
Reynaldo Thompson (Latin American Section and Creative Section)

Ecospirituality in Twentieth Century Literature (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly C. MacPhail
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@mcgill.ca

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Ecospirituality in Twentieth Century Literature
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

[UPDATE] Fictions of Reproduction: Representations of Contraception and Abortion in Film and Television / SCMS, 21-25 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@vanderbilt.edu

This panel is organized around film and television programs that treat the issues of contraception and/or abortion in some facet.

CFP: Queering Fat Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Macquarie University, Sydney Australia
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Call for Papers
Tentative title: Queering Fat Embodiment

Type: Edited book
Submission deadline: January 15th, 2012

Contacts and editors:

[UPDATE] Fixing Foods in Literary Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker / 2012 NeMLA (March 15-18)
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

For better and for worse, modernity has surely left its mark on the food we daily eat.

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