category: science and culture

APPS AND AFFECT: October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario (FIMS and CSTC)
contact email: 
Svitlana Matviyenko - svitlana.matviyenko@gmail.com, Susan M. Knabe - sknabe@uwo.ca

There has been a palpable shift in the digital world, primarily motivated by the growing popularity of the raise of an app as a new signifier, media object, and technique of ubiquitous computing.

[Update] Deadline Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

International Pynchon Week 2013: 5-8 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Thomas
contact email: 
samuel.thomas@durham.ac.uk

AUGUST 5-8 2013, DURHAM, UK:
LINES, LEGACIES, ANNIVERSARIES

CFP: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING
contact email: 
mf.soeting@vu.nl

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

Call for Papers

Announcing the 2012 Summer launch of
an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal on Life Writing

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Aesthetics Re-loaded - The Aesthetics of New Digital Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University
contact email: 
abstracts.aestheticsreloaded@gmail.com

International conference,

December 11-13, 2012
Aarhus University, Denmark

Rukeyser Centenary Conference/Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Daumer
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University will mark the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a Conference/Symposium (March 15-16, 2013).

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

"Between Bodies/Bodies Between". Deadline Nov 1st 2012 / Conference Apr 5th-6th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Maynooth
contact email: 
betweenbodies2013@nuim.ie

This conference engages bodies and embodiment in literature and the humanities, seeking to survey the state of scholarship and future directions after over a decade of groundbreaking work.

[UPDATE] [SAMLA Nov. 9-11, 2013] Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literture with Scientific Themes and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Brown/ University of South Carolina
contact email: 
ptolliverb@earthlink.net

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements.

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