category: science and culture

CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

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Lancaster University
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Conference 2010: Fractured Images / Broken Words

Re-Conceiving the Urban: Public Space and Public Health (ACLA, 1-4 April 2010, New Orleans)

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Heather Houser
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Seminar Organizers: Allison Carruth, University of Oregon; Heather Houser, Stanford University

We invite paper proposals for ACLA's 2010 Annual Conference, "Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms," to be held 1-4 April, 2010 in New Orleans, LA.
Proposals are due Friday, November 13.

How should we understand the “culture of cities,” to cite historian Lewis Mumford, in the context of recent environmental and public health challenges?

[Update: Extension: December 15 2009] Future Theory, Present Praxes Interdisciplinary Approaches to Thinking and Acting "Timely"

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University of Guelph
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Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Friday, February 26th, 2010

Future Theory, Present Praxes

[UPDATE] Visual Arts in the 21st Century

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Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
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In the wake of the digital revolution and globalisation policies the whole world is witnessing formation of certain conditions which are having and will continue to have tremendous impact on the produ

Paths of Progress (?)

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California State University, Northridge - Associated Graduate Students of English
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In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

Health, Embodiment, and Visual Culture: Engaging Publics and Pedagogies (conference; proposals due Jan 15, 2010)

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Sarah Brophy and Jancie Hladki, McMaster University
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Conference: “Health, Embodiment, and Visual Culture: Engaging Publics and Pedagogies”

November 19-20, 2010
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Deleuze: Ethics and Politics (April 9-10, 2010)

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The 4th Biennial Philosophy and Literature Conference at Purdue University
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The philosopher Michel Serres once described Gilles Deleuze as "an excellent example of the dynamic movement of free and inventive thinking." Without a doubt, Deleuze was one of the most singular and

Currents in Electronic Literacy, Spring 2010 Issue: "Gaming-Across-the-Curriculum" (submissions due 1/15/2010)

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Currents in Electronic Literacy / Digital Writing & Research Lab (DWRL), UT-Austin
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Currents in Electronic Literacy (ISSN #1524-6493) solicits submissions related to the theme below. Submissions are due by Friday, January 15, 2010.

Spring 2010 issue: "Gaming-Across-the-Curriculum: Playing as a Way of Learning"

“Good game design,” writes James Paul Gee in “Learning and Games,” “has a lot to teach us about good learning, and contemporary learning theory has something to teach us about how to design even better and deeper games.” The burgeoning field of pedagogical gaming has inspired emergent journals (GameStudies; Games and Culture), new institutions (e.g., the Game Studies Research Center at the IT University of Copenhagen), and interdisciplinary approaches. This issue of Currents features guest editors Jan Holmevik and Cynthia Haynes of Clemson University’s Gaming Across the Curriculum (GAC) program (, which examines current and potential uses of gaming within the academy.

"Old Lessons for a New Millenium: Nature Writing and Environmentalism in the 21st Century" (June 7-10, 2009)

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Prof. Daniel G. Payne, Dept. of English, SUNY Oneonta
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This event will be the sixth in the John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference & Seminar series.

CFP - Glossator: Practice and Theory of the Commentary (March 2010)

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Nicola Masciandaro, CUNY
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