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[DEADLINE EXTENDED to 30 July 2020] Weird Sciences and the Sciences of the Weird

updated: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 4:24pm
PULSE: the Journal of Science and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Recent scientific discoveries in climatology, animal cognition and microbiology have radically altered our conceptions of ourselves and the environment we live in, both on micro and macroscales. Zooming in on the human microbiome and out to the planetary ecosystem, or even further into infinite cosmic spaces, the sciences are revealing strange dynamics of human-nonhuman interconnectedness, doing away with the established anthropocentrism and the idea of human exceptionalism.

The Science of Sex "Itself"

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Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:12pm
Benjamin Kahan and Greta LaFleur
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

Over the past two decades, queer, transgender, and sexuality studies have moved away from the medical model, turning away, as Regina Kunzel puts it, “from the clinic, the couch, and the psychiatric hospital to look instead at histories of sociality, of citizenship, community, culture, politics, the state.” In this special issue, however, we want to return to the sciences of sex, including and beyond the couch, to consider how the surveying and hierarchizing energies of “science” have been put toward the production of understandings of both sexual practice and binary sexual difference, in all of their gendered and racialized dimensions.

Questioning the Human: Posthuman accounts in Popular Culture

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Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 12:08am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Two broadly anthropocene concerns—the ‘human’ condition along with the condition of this human planet, Earth—bear on all discursive practices central to contemporary areas of research in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Both these concerns reconfigure ways in which humans have come to make sense of themselves and of the world which they share with other forms of life. The anthropocene—ramifications of Cartesian vision of human subject, the giver of meaning, that ultimately subdues all nature and co-existing life-forms—however is challenged by a posthuman turn in the latter half of 20th Century that trenchantly undercuts the foundations of humanism catapulting from the set boundaries established by the ideal of Enlightenment.

Extended Deadline: Shared Futures: The Symbiosis of the Humanities and the Sciences

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:50pm
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

The relationship between the sciences and the humanities is one that is currently marked by tension. Often viewed as distinct in their approaches to collecting and creating data, the two fields rarely come together to combine methodologies and form what could be a powerful symbiosis of qualitative and quantitative research. For our 18th annual conference, the English Graduate Student Organization is especially interested in exploring the past, present, and future relationships between STEM and the humanities.

Game Engines Beyond Games

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:34pm
Parsons School of Design/Abertay University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 24, 2020

Game Engines Beyond Games is a one-day event that will bring together artists and scholars to explore an expanded concept of game engines.

2021 Clute International Academic Conferences Maui | Education (ICE) | Business (IACB) | Science (ISEC) | Technology (ICTE) https://www.cluteinstitute.com/2021-clute-international-academic-conferences-maui/

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:42pm
Clute Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

2021 Clute International Academic Conferences Maui (CIAC) | Education | Business | Science | Technology
https://www.cluteinstitute.com/maui21

January 3-7, 2021

Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa
2605 Kaanapali Pkwy
Lahaina, HI 96761

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2020

OVERVIEW

The Clute Institute, established in 1985, sponsors all Clute International Conferences to promote excellence in academic research.

"In Extremis" - An Interdisciplinary Edited Collection in the Medical Humanities

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 1:04pm
In Extremis: The Limits of Life, Death and Consciousness in the Long Nineteenth Century
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

IN EXTREMIS: THE LIMITS OF LIFE, DEATH AND CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE LONG NINETEENTH

PROPOSALS OF 500 WORDS (PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE A SHORT BIO) DUE: APRIL 30 2020 (NOTIFICATION BY JUNE)

FINAL ESSAYS OF 7,000-10,000 W0RDS DUE: OCTOBER 31 

Proposals should be emailed to Lucy Cogan and Michelle O’Connell at inextremisconference@gmail.com

 

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