category: science and culture

Women, Writing and Visuality in Contemporary China: A proposed special issue of Frontiers of Literary Studies in China (FLSC)

full name / name of organization: 
Li Guo/ Utah State University
contact email: 
li.guo@usu.edu

Women, Writing and Visuality in Contemporary China
A proposed special issue of
Frontiers of Literary Studies in China (FLSC)
Edited by Géraldine Fiss and Li Guo

Symbiosis Conference,Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations 7/9/15 to 7/12/15 deadline 3/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis, Transatlantic Journal /Department of English, Essex University
contact email: 
philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk / t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk

The 10th Biennial Symbiosis Conference, 2015: Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations

A Symbiosis and Essex University event
Venue: Essex University, Colchester, UK

SOUND & MARX

full name / name of organization: 
POLYGRAPH/Duke University
contact email: 
kwissa@gmail.com & lk83@duke.edu

Since the 1970s, the critical and cultural interest in sound has largely eschewed the tendency to categorize the beautiful and proper into the binary categories of music and noise; instead, we find so

Millenarianism and Surviving the Destruction of Humanity The Apocalypse Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc4@inter-disciplinary.net

Millenarianism and Surviving the Destruction of Humanity
The Apocalypse Project

Saturday 2nd May – Monday 4th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] It's Only Natural(ism)--Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (April 9-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
csmith@csuniv.edu; jsircy@csuniv.edu

Conference Theme--It's Only Natural(ism): Questioning and Responding to the Master Narrative of Late Modernity

April 9-11, 2015
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, South Carolina

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: 12/15 for "Envisioning Science"

full name / name of organization: 
Natura: the Rutgers British Studies Science and Epistemology Working Group
contact email: 
EnvisioningScience@gmail.com

“Envisioning Science”

The 4th annual conference of Natura:

the Rutgers British Studies Science and Epistemology Working Group

Rutgers University—New Brunswick

February 27th, 2015

[UPDATE]: Toxic Grounds: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (extended deadline 12/2/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
jill.gatlin@necmusic.edu

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Eleventh Biennial Conference
June 23-27, 2015
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

2015 First Book Institute: Call for Applications

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing
The 2015 First Book Institute
June 7-13, 2015
Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

Science and Political Discourse, 18th-21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
ILCEA 4 (University Genoble Alpes)
contact email: 
veronique.molinari@u-grenoble3.fr

This call for papers is issued in the context of the current project of the publication by ILCEA 4 of a book on “Science and political discourse” as part of a series of volumes on the relationship

Locating Post-45 @ UPenn, March 19-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
locatingpost45@gmail.com



WEBSITE: http://post-45.tumblr.com/


On March 19-20, 2015, Penn English will host Locating Post-45, a conference organized around the periodizing category of the Post-1945. A term that has emerged as an organizing principle for twentieth-century literary studies, we want to probe its curious, and perhaps provisional, durability. The conference would like to generate new considerations of the locations and worldedness of Post-1945 by examining its ever-branching critical crosscurrents.


Kicking off our conference are two discussion-based seminars. In advance of the seminar, participants will circulate 3-5 page papers on the topics below, which can range in format from position papers, close readings, overviews, syntheses, or any other type of critical engagement with the subject. Participants will then read these papers, and arrive at the seminar prepared to discuss any themes, confluences or divergences, questions or concerns generated by the group.

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