CFP: [Science] Panel: Reading Science; Disjunctions Conference (Grad); 2/16/08; 4/11-12/08

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Podolny
contact email: 
michael.podolny@email.ucr.edu

Reading Science

This is a CFP for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the 15th
annual humanities conference at University of California Riverside on April
11-12, 2008. This is a CFP for a proposed panel to be held at
(dis)junctions, the 15th annual humanities conference at University of
California Riverside on April 11-12, 2008. Contributors are invited to
submit critical works that examine the textual consequences and
implications of canonical scientific texts. These papers can treat
scientific writing from any number of theoretical angles in trying to
answer the question of whether science can or should be read using literary
methods/

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
        Medicine
        Computer Science
        Biology
        Genetics
        Physics

In addition, papers that analyze intersections between science and
literature are also encouraged.

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be submitted by email to
michael.podolny_at_email.ucr.edu by the deadline of February 16, 2008 (text in
the body of the message; please no attachments). Please include all contact
information and institution affiliation.

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cfp categories: 
science_and_culture