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The 4th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the
University of Reading on 27th-29th March, 2009. Keynote speakers will include Dame Gillian Beer,
formerly King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge; Patrick Parrinder, Professor
of English at the University of Reading; and Simon Conway Morris, Professor of Evolutionary
Palaeontology at Cambridge.
The Society invites proposals for 20-minute research papers addressing any aspect of the
interaction between literature and science; collaborative panels of two or three papers; and papers
or panels on the teaching of literature and science. We welcome work on literature from all periods
and countries, and on all aspects of science, including medicine and technology.
Please email proposals of up to 300 words to Dr John Holmes at j.r.holmes_at_reading.ac.uk by
Monday 1st December.
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