British Society for Literature and Science 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Literature and Science
contact email: 
bsls@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 5th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on 8-10 April 2010.

Keynote speakers will include John Dupré, Professor of Philosophy of Science at Exeter University; Nick Daly, Professor of English Literature at University College Dublin; and Patricia Waugh, Professor of English Literature at Durham University.

The Society invites proposals for twenty-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 paper proposals of up to 300 words and a short biographical note to the conference organizers Dr Peter Garratt and Dr Vike Martina Plock at Northumbria University (bsls@northumbria.ac.uk) by Monday, 21 December 2009. Please send abstracts in the body of the message; do not use attachments.

Please address any queries to Dr Peter Garratt and Dr Vike Martina Plock at the email address above.

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american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
international_conferences
medieval
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
renaissance
romantic
science_and_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian