category: science and culture

Interdisciplinary Graduate Disabilities Conference - April 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Vanderbilt University - Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research
contact email: 
lucas.f.wilson@vanderbilt.edu; topher.endress@gmail.com

We invite graduate and professional students, academics, professionals, and qualified undergraduate students to participate in Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research's first Inte

Octavia E. Butler Society American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
francisc@cofc.edu

The Octavia E. Butler Society invites abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://alaconf.org/annual-conference/).

UPDATE: INCS 2015 CONFERENCE: Mobilities, Atlanta, 4/16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
narin.hassan@lmc.gatech.edu

INCS Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies 2015: MOBILITIES
Loews Hotel, Atlanta, GA
April 16-19, 2015

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Philippa Levine (UT-Austin) and Priscilla Wald (Duke)

What Constitutes Food Edited Collection (abstracts due 12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
H. Louise Davis, Karyn Pilgrim, Madhu Sinha
contact email: 
davishl3@miamioh.edu, karyn.pilgrim@esc.edu, sinham@miamioh.edu

Food culture has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years, moving to the forefront of many global and local cultural discourses.

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes PCA/ACA 2015 New Orleans 4/1/15 [deadline 11/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
disasterculture@yahoo.com

PCA/ACA 2015 New Orleans
Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)
The PCA/ACA annual conference begins April 1, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

Food, Power, Exchange and Identity: Food and Foodstuffs in the French and Francophone Worlds: SALT

full name / name of organization: 
Henri Peyre French Institute at the Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
henripeyrefrenchinstitute@gmail.com or fsautman@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar: SALT

Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University/ English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

Inspired by our era of globalization and instantaneous communication, the Duquesne University English Department Graduate Student Conference is asking about access, especially in pre- and early modern

CfP: Gender and the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@.uni-koeln.de

In the cultural imagination, expressions of the erotic – sex, desire, relationships – are intrinsically linked to gender.

Fictions of Corporeal Diversity: A Symposium on Literary Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Gregory, Lancaster University
contact email: 
a.gregory5@lancaster.ac.uk

Charles Carter Building, Lancaster University
Thursday 4th June 2015
Keynote Speaker: David Bolt (Liverpool Hope University)

Beasts of America: Perspectives on Animals and Animality in U.S. Culture, 1776-1920 (Abstracts due January 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominik Ohrem
contact email: 
ohremd@gmail.com

In American history, animals are everywhere. They are a ubiquitous presence in myriad historical, literary, biographical, scientific and other texts and narratives of the American past – a past that, both different from and just like the present, was characterized by a multiplicity of relations between humans and animals ranging from intimate co-existence to exploitation and outright violence.

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