category: science and culture

CFP: "The Body Electric" Graduate conference, University of Maryland, College Park, March 3rd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization; University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Graduate English Organization of the University of Maryland’s Department of English invites graduate students to submit abstracts for our fifth annual interdisciplinary graduate conference.

[UPDATE 3] Conference on the Sowell Collection, April 24-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED.

Teaching the Environment: Transdisciplinary Perspectives ( Sep 18. – 19. 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cologne (Germany), English Dept. II
contact email: 
roman.bartosch@uni-koeln.de

We are looking for contributors to a transdisciplinary symposium on the didactical implementations of ecocriticism, critical animal studies and green cultural studies.

AWP 2013 - Boston - Poetry CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Quesada
contact email: 
rubenquesada@gmail.com

Seeking presentation proposals for the annual AWP conference in Boston, Massachusetts, March 6-9, 2013.

Far and Wide: Nam June Paik - Deadline: March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST)
contact email: 
info@leoalmanac.org

Leonardo Electronic Almanac in collaboration with FACT (Foundation for Art Creative Technology) and following an exhibition organized by FACT and Tate Liverpool on Nam June Paik announces a special is

Not Here Not There - Deadline: January 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST)
contact email: 
info@leoalmanac.org

Leonardo Electronic Almanac in collaboration with The Samek Art Gallery and with Kasa Gallery announces a special issue titled: Not Here Not There.

Speed, Dromology and Invisibility? - Deadline: January 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST)
contact email: 
info@leoalmanac.org

From the futurist’s speed through contemporary dromology to the disappearance of the human body? What are the future trajectories of a continuous process of acceleration?

The Asian Conference on Computer Science 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
accoms@iafor.org

CONFERENCE THEME: "Society and Technology: Our Emerging Future"

Bright Lines: Culture On the Autistic Spectrum

full name / name of organization: 
Jes Battis, Assistant Professor, Department of English
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

"Am I on the spectrum?" asks Abed Nadir, a character on the show Community.

[UPDATE] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

In The Plague of Fantasies, Slavoj Žižek describes Lacan's readings of classical, literary, and philosophical texts as "a case of violent appropriation…displacing the work from its proper hermeneu

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