CFP: British Society for Literature and Science (UK) (11/30/06; 3/29/07-3/31/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Jenkins
contact email: 
A.Jenkins@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

The Second Conference of the British Society for Literature and Science

Proposals for 20-minute papers are invited for the second annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science. The conference will be held at the Birmingham and Midlands Institute in central Birmingham, hosted by the University of Central England, from 29-31 March 2007. Plenary speakers include Robert Crawford and Jenny Uglow.

Papers may address topics in the interactions of literature and science in any period and any languages. Presenters need not be based in UK institutions.

We also invite panel proposals for three papers of 20 minutes or four papers of 15 minutes; members of the panel should be drawn from more than one institution.

Please send an abstract of no more than 400 words and a 100-word biographical note (or in the case of a panel, abstracts and notes for each speaker) to bsls_at_englit.arts.gla.ac.uk, by 30 November 2006. Please send abstracts in the body of messages; do not use attachments. Alternatively, abstracts and proposals may be posted to Dr Stuart Robertson, School of English, University of Central
England, Perry Barr, Birmingham B42 2SU, UK.

Decisions will be announced by the end of December 2006. Information on the conference will be made available at www.arts.gla.ac.uk/bsls.

Please address any queries to Dr Stuart Robertson at the email or
postal address above.

Dr Alice Jenkins
Senior Lecturer
Department of English Literature
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
0141 330 5296/5699

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