category: science and culture

Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities at SCMLA (3/30/12; San Antonio, 11/8-10/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
James B. Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley@meridian.msstate.edu

We invite proposals on the topic of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities for presentation at the 69th annual South Central MLA conference in San Antonio on November 8-10, 2012.

Entity and Identity in Bioethics, Paris International Conference, 23-24 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PUBLICATION
Entity and Identity in Bioethics, Paris International Conference
ENTIDENTIC 2012

"Modernist Spectacles of Destruction"; March 26, 2012; MSA annual conference, Oct. 18 - 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Hussey and Brenda Helt
contact email: 
mhussey@pace.edu and helt0010@umn.edu

Much of modernist art and writing features or reflects on images of destruction, those of war and mass violence being primary among these.

Victorian Networks - Submission Deadline March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
navsa12@english.wisc.edu

The North American Victorian Studies Association Conference for 2012, in Madison, Wisconsin, September 27-30, invites papers on the theme of networks.

[REMINDER] "Literature and the Philosophy of Technology" Special Session MLA Boston 2013 (March 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

Please consider this CFP for a Special Session for MLA 2013, Boston:

"Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"

Description:

Digital Culture and Environmental Practice

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Convention 2013, Boston
contact email: 
swanstro@gmail.com

This session invites projects and proposals that consider intersections between digital poetics and environmental practice, both construed broadly, as well as the implications of such connections.

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia annual conference Dec 4th-6th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
csaa.2012@gmail.com

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia annual conference 2012, Dec 4th-6th (pre-fix pre-conference Dec 3rd)

Hosted by the Department of Gender & Cultural Studies, University of Sydney

In the Margin: e-text and its readers (proposals 30 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Ann-Barbara Graff and Kristin Lucas
contact email: 
annbg@nipissingu.ca; kristinl@nipissingu.ca

We solicit contributions for an edited collection of scholarly essays entitled In the Margin: e-Text and its readers.

CFP: Teaching With Games - MLA13, 3-6 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Croxall
contact email: 
brian.croxall@emory.edu

Call for Papers for a Committee-Sponsored Electronic Roundtable on “Teaching and Games” at MLA 2013<

MLA BOSTON 2013-The Renaissance Anthropocene: Imagining Life Without Nature in Early Modern Literature-DEADLINE MARCH 14

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Kolb, Oberlin College
contact email: 
justinbarneskolb@gmail.com

Coined by environmental scientists to describe the current geological epoch, "Anthropocene" denotes an age in which human action has pervasively and irreversibly transformed the land, sea, and atmosphere of the Earth, creating an ecology in which nature cannot be disentangled from artifice.

This concept existed in the minds of early modern writers under other names, especially "the decay of nature," as they imagined a world in which technologies ranging from alchemy to poetics might improve, degrade, or outright replace natural processes.

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