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Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology. May 1-3, 2013, San Jose/Salinas/Monterey, CA
full name / name of organization:
Martha H. Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University
The John Steinbeck Society of America Announces
Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology
Keynote Speaker: Mimi Gladstein, University of Texas, El Paso
Contributions are welcome both from the humanities and the sciences from a wide variety of theoretical applications and on topics such as deep ecology, power and subjugation, the concept of democracy and America, ethics and philosophy, international connections, animal studies, gender studies, and the like. Those wishing to present proposals for presentation can submit them online at http://tinyurl.com/steinbeck2013.
Proposal Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2013
Presenters may choose to submit written papers for publication in Steinbeck Review. If you are unable to attend the conference in person, virtual registrations are also available which allow you to submit a paper for refereeing and possible publication in this reputable academic journal.
Conference attendees are encouraged to stay through the weekend of May 4-5 to take advantage of the annual Steinbeck Festival held in nearby Salinas and Monterey. This event is sponsored by the National Steinbeck Center, Salinas. Discounted admission to the Steinbeck Festival will be available as an add-on to the conference registration fee.
Travel assistance of up to USD $500 is available to students (graduate or advanced undergraduate) whose papers are accepted by the conference steering committee.
Full details of the conference, including accommodations, proposed schedule, and registration fee are to be found at the conference webpage: http://tinyurl.com/steinbecksanjose2013.
Conference Steering Committee