category: science and culture

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This session aims to explore the role of magic, witchcraft, sexuality and religion in literary works, when moral categories had a different meaning.

27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Birthing the Monster of Tomorrow: Unnatural Reproductions (Edited Collection)--April 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Winona State University
contact email: 
bschillace@winona.edu

Editors Andrea Wood, PhD and Brandy Schillace, PhD would like to encourage article submissions to an upcoming book collection.

[UPDATE] American Nineteenth-Century Literature: Writing Illness in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Abstracts due Mar 7)

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
rachel.blumenthal@northwestern.edu

This session welcomes proposals on any aspect of 19th C American literature, but especially those theorizing representations of illness and medicine.

Modernism and the Weather: MSA 14, Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Hornby/UCLA
contact email: 
lhornby@humnet.ucla.edu

This panel invites papers that address the significance of the weather in modernist works (literature, film, visual art). How does the weather become a particularly modernist concern?

Games and Gaming in Science Fiction and Fantasy panel - 2012 SCLA, Gaming the System, Las Vegas, Oct. 25-28

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
mehanu@uhv.edu

For many of us, gaming the system and SF&F bring to mind Captain Kirk’s solution to the war simulation game known as the Kobayashi Maru, but games and gaming have long enjoyed a privileged position

Eat Your Vegetables (Before They Eat You!): Good Plants / Bad Plants in Fiction and Culture - MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

Human beings have always lived in a state of ecological, nutritional, and psychological dependence on plants, yet the attitudes toward plant life expressed in the imaginative literature of Western cul

After Queer, After Humanism: Rice University English Symposium September 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism

http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

[Inter]sections - peer-reviewed American Studies journal CFP (March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest. You can access all previous issues here: http://www.americanstudies.ro/?category=13

UPDATE_Communication of the symbolic and the symbolic of communication in the modern and postmodern societies_France

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC)
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC) organise The International Conference on Communication of the symbolic an

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