Subscribe to RSS - science and culture

science and culture

UPDATE: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Barbara Klein

Franklin Burroughs, author and conservationist, has been added to the
program of featured speakers for the Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in
June, 2006. Burroughs' work has been included in publications such as
the Kenyon Review, Harper's Magazine, The American Scholar and the
Georgia Review, and he has won critical acclaim for his two books Billy
Watson's Croker Sack and Horry and the Waccamaw.

CFP: Representation in Art and Science (UK) (3/1/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm

Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism: Representation in Art and Science

Two-day conference in London, 22-23 June 2006

Deadline for Submissions: 1 March 2006

Keynote speakers: Catherine Elgin (Harvard University) and
James Elkins (School of the Art Institute of
Chicago/University College Cork, Ireland)

Springer Publishers has shown interest, and by agreement with
individual authors, the conference organizers will be
submitting edited versions of selected papers for possible
publication in Springer’s philosophy programme.

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Dr Richard Marggraf Turley


CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)


23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth


"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

CFP: Women and Illness (1/5/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Beth Jensen

Theoretical Approaches to Illness for the 2006 SSAWW in Philadelphia, PA.

Elements of physical or mental illness appear in various works by American
women. The panel calls for papers that analyze illness using various
approaches, such as feminist theory, psychoanalysis, etc. Send proposals to on or before January 5, 2006.

CFP: Mothering and Health (12/4/05; 5/4/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Association for Research on Mothering

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Mothering and Health"

The Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) is pleased to announce
"Mothering and Health" to kick off International Women's Week in March
2006. The one-day symposium will be held:

Saturday, March 4, 2006
Queen's University*
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

There will be twelve (12) presentations in four panels. There will be
one Open Stream panel and three panels dividing the stages of women's
health: teen years; [young] adulthood; and the "wonder" [mature] years.
There will be time for discussion following the presentations in each

CFP: The Human Body in Contemporary Literatures in English (UK) (no deadline noted; ESSE, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Marta Fernández Morales

ESSE-8: LONDON 200629 August â€" 2 September 2006

Seminar Call for Papers:

"The Human Body in Contemporary Literatures in English: Cultural and
Political Implications"
Convenor: Professor Dr Sabine Coelsch-Foisner (University of Salzburg)
Co-convenor: Dr Marta Fernández Morales (University of the Balearic
Islands) Email:

CFP: Kindred Spirits Conference: Humans and NonHuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Kara Kendall

Announcing A Call for Papers for
        Kindred Spirits: the Relationship Between Human and NonHuman Animals,
            An Interdisciplinary Conference

        Law, Race, Speciesism, Sexuality, Feminism, Ethics, Rights Movements,
Literature, Religion, Gender Studies, History, Science, Creative Writing,
Philosophy, the Visual and Performing Arts, Veterinary Medicine, etc.

Please visit the Kindred Spirits Website for information updates:

Dates: September 7-9, 2006
Place: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

UPDATE: Science in 19th-Century Britain (grad) (1/6/06; 4/7/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Erin Evans

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: January 6, 2006

CFP: Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the
University of Chicago
April 7, 2006
Keynote speaker: George Levine, Rutgers