category: science and culture

Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Misericordia University
contact email: 
phamilto@misericordia.edu

How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

[UPDATE]The 8th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management(ICSSSM’11)

full name / name of organization: 
BusinessSchool, Nankai University, China
contact email: 
icsssm11@gmail.com

http://ibs.nankai.edu.cn/ICSSSM11

Co-Sponsored by:

IEEE SMC

Nankai University

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tsinghua University

Critical Code Studies: Reading Digital Objects

full name / name of organization: 
Mark C Marino
contact email: 
markcmarino at gmail dot com

2012 Modern Language Association Conference in Seattle (Jan. 5-8)
Send 250-word abstracts and a brief bio. by 15 March 2011 to mark c marino at gmail)

New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
contact email: 
postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

[UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
contact email: 
pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

Everything & More: Theorizing the Encyclopedic Novel... MLA 2012 Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne, New York University Dept. of English & American Literature
contact email: 
brendan.beirne@nyu.edu

This panel seeks to consolidate and refine our understanding of the encyclopedic novel as a distinct (sub)genre within the broader field of novel studies / narratology.

Special Issue on: "Organisational Sustainable Development and Accountability"

full name / name of organization: 
Macquarie University
contact email: 
zoe.wong@mq.edu.au

International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering (IJODE)

Call for Papers

Special Issue on: "Organisational Sustainable Development and Accountability"

Guest Editors:

The Next Great Wave? Disruptive Technology, Innovation, Business, & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
contact email: 
nextgreatwave@nait.ca; jeninec@nait.ca

Defined very loosely as relatively untested technologies that emerge into mainstream culture without a framing business model, disruptive technologies generate sudden and great appeal among users.

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