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

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


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

For more information on INCS, see Selected conference papers will be published in Nineteenth-Century Contexts.