category: science and culture

Kinky Klingon and Asexual Androids: Exploring Sexuality and Gender in Star Trek (edited book)

full name / name of organization: 
Maryanne Fisher, PhD, Dept. of Psychology, and Women and Gender Studies Program, St. Mary's University, Halifax, Canada
contact email: 
mlfisher@smu.ca

The world of Star Trek has been a pervasive and extensive part of North American culture, starting with the classic television series of the 1960s and presently encompassing the blockbuster hit movie.

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (9/30/09; NEMLA 4/7/10-4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

'Truthiness' Across Cutures, Vol. 1 No. 1, Autumn 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 Autumn 2009 issue

The Expanding Universe: Science and Literature in the Nineteenth Century (International Conference: 6-8 Feb 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre of Advanced Study, Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
contact email: 
shanta.dutta@gmail.com, supriya.chaudhuri@gmail.com

The conference will focus on the interface between science and literature in the nineteenth century. Professor Gillian Beer will deliver the inaugural lecture at the Conference.

Special Issue on Ubiquitous Computing Security Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Journal
contact email: 
usman@ubicc.org

We are seeking research papers, technical reports, dissertation etc for these interdisciplinary areas.

Feb 2010 North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference 2010:
What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

CfP: Call for Chapter Abstracts for the Book "The Internet & Surveillance"

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Fuchs
contact email: 
christian.fuchs@sbg.ac.at

CfP: Call for Chapter Abstracts for the Book "The Internet & Surveillance"

PDF version of CfP: http://fuchs.uti.at/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/CfP_Internet_Surveillance...

Lust in Space: Love in Science Fiction Film and Televisoin

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Lust in Space: Love in Science Fiction Film and Television”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010

Loving the Machine: Human-Machine Relationships in Film and Television

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Loving the Machine: Human-Machine Relationships in Film and Television”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010

Rhetoric Society of America - Panel on Neurological Difference

full name / name of organization: 
Jordynn Jack
contact email: 
jjack@email.unc.edu

We are seeking a third speaker for a proposed panel on rhetoric and public controversies about neurological difference.

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