category: science and culture

Minding the Body: Dualism and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, English Student Association
contact email: 
mindingthebodyconference@gmail.com

“The BRAIN—is wider than the sky—”

-Emily Dickinson

[UPDATE] Fandom & Neomedia Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 1 and 2 June 2013.

The Phoenix Papers, Inaugural Edition (reminder)

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for articles and reviews for the first edition of our online peer-reviewed journal, The Phoenix Papers.

[UPDATE]: Intersections of Sexuality, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity (3/9/13; abstracts due 12/07/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan State U - Womens' and Gender Studies and B'More Proud
contact email: 
intersectionssymposium@gmail.com

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Morgan State University, in conjunction with B’More Proud and the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, invites scholars to participate

[UPDATE] Animals and the Language of Sustainability (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina M. Colvin, Emory University
contact email: 
cmcolvi@emory.edu

Abstracts are invited for a pre-formed panel to be proposed to The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference May 28-June 1, 2013 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Call for Paper: Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research/Sapienza University
contact email: 
ajis@mcser.org

Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies is calling for submission of papers. The call for paper is ongoing. AJIS is published three times a year March-July-November.

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap Film Journal
contact email: 
VLT@austin.utexas.edu

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

Creating a Climate for Change: Activism Within and Beyond the Borders of the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
brburke@iastate.edu

This panel explores the ways in which scholars within the Environmental Humanities contribute to the fight for earth sustainability and justice through activist approaches in criticism and teaching th

[UPDATE] Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
contact email: 
Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

[UPDATE] Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts (Call for Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com


“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear


The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

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