UPDATE: [Science] British Society for Literature and Science

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Dr John Holmes
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j.r.holmes@reading.ac.uk

CFP: British Society for Literature and Science conference 2009
September 5, 2008 in 2009 Conference, Events, News by John Holmes | No
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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. Presenters need not be based in UK institutions.

Please email proposals of up to 400 words to Dr John Holmes
(j.r.holmes_at_reading.ac.uk) by Monday 1st December, together with a 100-
word biographical note (or in the case of a panel, abstracts and notes
for each speaker). Please send abstracts in the body of messages; do not
use attachments. Alternatively, abstracts and proposals may be posted to
Dr John Holmes, Department of English and American Literature, University
of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 218, Reading, RG6 6AA, UK.

Please address any queries to Dr John Holmes at the email or postal
address above.

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