category: science and culture

CFP: 2010 National PCA Fat Studies (St. Louis 3/31-4/3; December 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu; goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

The Arts of Mediation - Lisbon 17-19 March 2010 (deadline 30 November 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
CECC-Research Center for Communication and Culture (Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon)
contact email: 
cecc@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

THE ARTS OF MEDIATION
Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon
17-19 March 2010

[REMINDER] Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest. Due Date October 5th, 2009. Dec 5th Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM), UC Berkeley.
contact email: 
adekosnik@berkeley.edu

Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Symposium

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest

Saturday, December 5, 2009 at the University of California, Berkeley

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

NIetzschean Thinking: Beyond the Two Cultures (ISSEI 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of European Ideas
contact email: 
stobias@fullerton.edu

Papers are sought for a workshop on “Nietzschean Thinking” as part of the 12th Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) in Ankara Turkey, Aug. 2-6, 2010.

American Literature Association May 27-30, 2010 Science Fiction in the Caribbean/Latin American Diaspora Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Alisa K. Braithwaite
contact email: 
akb1@mit.edu

When Junot Díaz’s protagonist in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) asks the question “What more sci-fi than the Santo Domingo?

Meanings of Green: The Varied Perceptions of Nature, Vol. 1 No. 2, Winter 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving & reviewing submissions for the Winter 2009 issue

“Visual Culture & Global Practices” [March 4-6, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
nserrano@csulb.edu

45th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
“Visual Culture & Global Practices”
March 4-6, 2010
Plenary Speaker:

Globalisation

full name / name of organization: 
Journal "Interdisciplinary Description of complex Systems"
contact email: 
editor@indecs.eu

Special issue of Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems (http://indecs.eu) - INDECS
is devoted to Globalisation.

Aids in Cultre VI: Explorations in the Cultural History of Aids

full name / name of organization: 
Enkidu Magazine
contact email: 
liowlb@aidsinculture.org

Call for Papers:

Aids in Cultre VI:

Explorations in the Cultural History of AIDS

International Conference

Mexico City, 9 - 14 December 2009

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