category: science and culture

"Speculative Literature from the African Diaspora: Creating Heroes and Heroines"- - -2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dmpowell2@aacc.edu

In Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora editor Sheree R. Thomas states that her purpose for the series “. . .

"The Materiality of Contract": NeMLA panel (March 15-18/2012), Deadline Sept. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Diller / Rutgers University
contact email: 
metdiller@gmail.com


The period from 1500 to 1800 saw a proliferation of Western philosophies concerning “contract,” including texts by Bodin, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau.

DS7

full name / name of organization: 
[tba]
contact email: 
liamwarrenaceron@gmail.com

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Initial invitations were sent for DS7 around May/June 2011.
Please politely ask around; closefriends, closecolleagues.

A call for entries to be made (more) public sometime

complimentary medical therapy

full name / name of organization: 
donald e. Stanley
contact email: 
dstanley@tidewater.net, stanld@mmc.org

something along the line of the

1. potential patients’ response to CAM advertizing,

2. invitation to try some complimentary therapy by blog or word of mouth?

Fixing Foods in Literary Modernity: 2012 NeMLA (March 15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

Call for Papers: Fixing Foods in Literary Modernity

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012--Rochester, New York

Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2 (www.otherness.dk) - CFP Journal Issue - Deadline Sept 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2.

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India.

[Update] Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

New deadline, July 1.

(S)Movies: Spanish Cinema Now International Workshop.

full name / name of organization: 
Film Society of Lincoln Center
contact email: 
infosmovies@creatingconvergence.com

(S)Movies: Spanish Cinema Now International Workshop.
12 to 17 December at the Lincoln Center in New York

Memory, Received Wisdom, and Religion in Early Modern and Eighteenth-Century Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Jason J. Gulya/NEMLA
contact email: 
jasongulya@gmail.com

This panel will examine the complex relationship between literature, received wisdom, and cultural knowledge in early modern and eighteenth-century Europe.

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