category: science and culture

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

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Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST)
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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

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The International Academic Forum
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accoms@iafor.org

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

Bright Lines: Culture On the Autistic Spectrum

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Jes Battis, Assistant Professor, Department of English
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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)

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Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
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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

Call For Paper IJAET-15 march 2012

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IAET
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editor@ijaet.org

International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology (IJAET) ISSN 2231-1963

[UPDATE] Essays for Edited Collection: "'Their Lives a Storm Wheron They Ride': Writing With the Affective Disorders"

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Stephanie Stone Horton, Georgia State University
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shorton7@gsu.edu NEW DEADLINE for PROPOSALS: March 1, 2012

The link between the affective disorders (depression and bipolar illness) and writing creativity goes back to Aristotle, who famously asked, "Why is it that all men who are outstanding in philosophy,

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition

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Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies
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EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.

"The Violence of the Image," April 26-27, 2012

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Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
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violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

"The Violence of the Image," Second Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, State University of New York at Buffalo

[Update] The Institution of Literature: 250 Years of English Studies and Cultural Transfer (30 August - 1 September 2012)

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Department of British Literature and Culture / Department of English Didactics, Goettingen University
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Keynote speakers: Susan Bassnett, Terry Eagleton, and Konrad Schröder.

[Extended Deadline 16 February] Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

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University of Edinburgh
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sdefconference@ed.ac.uk

Deformity is traditionally sanitised and fitted into a structure of normality.

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