INCS Conference 2011: Special Thread on 19th-C Science (cfp deadline Nov 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
incs2011@pitzer.edu


SPEAKING NATURE
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference
Mar 31-Apr 3, 2011 at Pitzer College, CA

SPECIAL THREAD ON NINETEENTH-CENTURY SCIENCE

How did nineteenth century science conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did science shape—in what ways was science shaped by—other discourses of the nineteenth century?

In connection with this year’s topic “Speaking Nature,” INCS will be running a special thread on nineteenth-century science. We welcome submissions from any discipline and on any aspect of nineteenth-century science, including and/or integrating Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy, Botany, Zoology, Astronomy, Geology, Paleontology, Embryology as well as Literature, History, Art, Environmental Studies, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Anthropology, Music, Economics, and Theology.

Please submit 250-word abstracts by November 15, 2010 to incs2011@pitzer.edu.

For more information on INCS, see www.nd.edu/~incshp/. Selected conference papers will be published in Nineteenth-Century Contexts.

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gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
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science_and_culture
travel_writing
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