Poetry on Science/ 4/15/14

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Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
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This is a call for poems about science for a creative panel at the 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts will take place in Dallas, Texas, October 9-12, 2014. Panel title to be determined. Poems engaging any of the following subjects are particularly welcome:

animals/ plants/ biology
nonhuman nature/ ecosystems/ ecology
particles/ energy/ matter/ physics
elements/ chemistry
planets/ solar systems/ galaxies/ cosmology
scientific method
bioethics, science and ethics
fluidity of nature and/or science (conference theme)

Please submit three to ten poems, of no more than 60 lines each, and one abstract of 100 to 200 words describing your work, as one MS Word document to Helena Feder (federh@ecu.edu) by April 15th. Please indicate if you are affiliated with an academic institution.