science and culture

RSS feed

CFP: Literature, Eco-Criticism & Environment (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Ken Hada

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14-17, 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual =
Conference
CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment
Abstract/Proposals due by December 1, 2006
=20
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Hotel: http://albuquerque.hyatt.com
=20
Conference Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ (updated regularly)
=20
Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature, =
Ecocriticism, and the Environment in such areas as:
=20

CFP: Reconstruction 7.2: Eco-Cultures: Culture Studies and the Environment (8/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Justin M. Scott-Coe

Call for Papers: Special theme issue of Reconstruction

Co-edited by

Alexandra Ganser, M.A., University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Dr. Vibha Arora, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India

alexandraganser_at_hotmail.com AND vibhaaurora_at_gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture is an open access,
electronic, peer-reviewed journal devoted to publishing essays in
cultural studies from emerging and established scholars worldwide.

CFP: Health & Disease (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Leslie Fife

  CFP: HEALTH AND DISEASE IN POPULAR CULTURE
   
  POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS CONFERENCE
   
  BOSTON MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
  Boston, Massachusetts
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  The "Health and Disease in Popular Culture" PCA/ACA
  area encourages proposals from historical and contemporary
  perspectives.
   
  Topics may include subjects related to literary representations
  of health issues/diseases; depictions of health and disease
  in the mass media (e.g., television, film, internet, advertising);
  drugs and pharmaceuticals; alcohol or tobacco; infectious and
  chronic diseases in popular culture; epidemics; mental health;

CFP: Women & Science in the Long 18th Century (9/1/06; ASECS, 3/22/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
JUDY A. HAYDEN

Call for Papers: =93Works of Fancy: Women, Literature, and Science=94 =

ASECS =96 March 22-25, Atlanta, Georgia

This panel explores women and scientific discourse in the long =
eighteenth century. Genres include, but are not limited to, poetry, =
prose (fiction and non-fiction), drama, and art. This session focuses =
particularly on women utilizing scientific discovery, discourse, and/or =
representation in the context of their work rather than women =
specifically writing about science, although this would be of interest =
as well.

Please forward a 300-500 word abstract and vita by September 1, 2006 to =
jhayden_at_ut.edu or by regular mail to arrive by September 1,2006 to:

CFP: Three NEMLA Panels: Mencken; Literature & Medicine; Violence, Technology, & the Cold War (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Lisa.DeTora_at_sanofipasteur.com

H.L. Mencken: The Sage of Baltimore NEMLA 38th Annual Convention, March
1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland Deadline for abstracts: September 15, 2006
This panels solicits papers on any aspect of the work or influence of
H.L. Mencken, with particular interest in his involvement with
lampoonery or social darwinism. Send abstracts to Lisa DeTora,
Lafayette College: detoral_at_lafayette.edu

CFP: Sedimentations. An Art Culture Nature Conference (11/1/06; 5/18/07-5/19/07)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
petra_at_umich.edu

Sedimentations: An Art Culture Nature Conference
18th - 20th of May 2007
Conference Site: Kettle Pond Visitor Center in Charlestown, Rhode Island
Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Conference Directors: Ana Flores and Petra Kuppers

This Art Culture Nature conference addresses connections between time,
ecology, human history and the histories of the land.

ACN is an interdisciplinary organization which brings together artists,
environmentalists and educators in the humanities, arts, sciences and
social sciences who are interested in the study of the connections
between the arts and environmental studies.

CFP: Artciencia: Papers and Artworks (7/28/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:29pm
irene aparicio

Call For Papers and Artworks=20
artciencia=2Ecom - Number 4, Auguste-October 2006
Deadline: 28 July 2006

www=2Eartciencia=2Ecom is a quarterly online journal, which intends to =
publish authors' articles or artworks about Art, Science, Art and Scien=
ce, and Communication=2E The texts can be written in English, Portugues=
e, Spanish, French or Italian=2E

=20

=A0

=20

Some possible general topics of consideration:=20
- Art and Science in Architecture, Cinema, Literature, Music or Paintin=
g=20
-Technology, Art, Science and Human Body
- New Media, Video and Computer Games
- Ethics, Bioethics, and Art and Science

CFP: Evolution and Religion (UK) (6/15/06; evolutions, 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:14am
sally henderson

'evolutions': a two-day international conference hosted by the School
of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh,
22-23 September 2006.

CFP Panel:Panel Call: Intelligent/Divine: Religion versus Rationality?

CFP: Correspondances Oceaniennes: Islands and Insularity (9/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
VERNAY Jean-François

 Correspondances Océaniennes

A thematic half-yearly journal promoting Oceanic
cultures based in Nouméa, New-Caledonia. Founded in
2002. Already published: issues on Women, Youth,
Nature, Memory, Literatures, the Body, Creation,
Images, Australia, Departures. Indexed by Austlit
Database and in
Australian Literary Studies 21: 3, May 2004, p.385 &
390; reviewed in Antipodes 17: 2, Dec.2003, p.167-8.

(Founding) Editor : Dr. Jean-François VERNAY

CALL FOR PAPERS:

FEEL FREE TO SEND YOUR PROPOSALS
TO THE EDITOR: vernayj_at_yahoo.com
By 15 September 2006.

THEME: ISLANDS AND INSULARITY.

CFP: Cognitive Approaches to Irish Literature (7/1/06; NEACIS, 10/21/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Chris Dowd

Call for Papers
Cognitive Approaches to Irish Literature (Panel)
New England American Conference for Irish Studies
University of Connecticut-Storrs, CT 10/21/2006-10/22/2006
 
We invite submissions of papers for a panel that will examine Irish
literature with the tools of cognitive science, cognitive psychology,
and cognitive literary theory. Recent discoveries in cognitive science
have profound implications for literary studies. Cross-disciplinary
scholars have made huge strides in showing how the functioning of the
embodied mind is inherently caught up with the production of literary
material. This panel will draw upon the most provocative insights of

CFP: Contagion (7/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Nate Eastman

VERB, an interdisciplinary online journal with a newsprint supplement,
is seeking submissions for its Fall 2006 issue. The topic for this
issue is "contagion," broadly defined, which includes (but is not
limited to):

* Disease, sickness, and death, (or theorizing the same).
* The spread of ideas, practices, or perceptions, (or theorizing the same).
* Politics, parasites, or the rapidly-breeding nuisance insects of New
England.
* The communication of ideas, artistic or otherwise.
* Blogs (because no online journal can refuse to discuss blogs).
* Any other item with even a tenuous denotative or connotative
similarity to any definition of "contagion," current or otherwise.

UPDATE: Ecocriticism in the 21st century (UK) (6/30/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Rupert Hildyard

'DISCORDANT HARMONIES: Ecocriticism in the 21st century'

ASLE UK BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2006
8th - 10th September 2006
University of Lincoln, England, U.K.

Updated call for papers: deadline June 30th 2006

The perception that we are living at a time of deepening ecological
crisis is now urgent and pervasive. What do literature and culture have
to say at this moment in the history of human relationships with our
environment?

UPDATE: Art and Science (7/28/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am
irene aparicio

An updated version of artciencia=2Ecom - Number 3, May-July 2006 -, is =
now online=2E=20

=20

www=2Eartciencia=2Ecom is a quarterly online journal, which intends to =
publish authors' articles or artworks about Art, Science, Art and Scien=
ce, and Communication=2E The texts can be written in English, Portugues=
e, Spanish, French or Italian=2E

=20

=A0

=20

Some possible general topics of consideration:=20
- Art and science in Architecture, Cinema, Design, Literature, Music, P=
ainting or other Arts;
- Technology, Art, Science and human body (New Media, Video and Compute=
r Games, etc=2E);
- =A0Ethics, Bioethics, and Art and Science=2E

=20

CFP: Tradition & Change in Rural Society (Greece) (7/10/06; 9/24/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am
James Gifford

CALL FOR SEMINAR PAPERS

TRADITION AND CHANGE IN RURAL SOCIETY
(24-30 September 2006)

Deadline for submissions: 10 July 2006

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

The Durrell School of Corfu will hold a seminar on the topic 'Tradition and
Change in Rural Society' at its Library and Study Centre in Corfu, 24-30
September 2006.

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

CFP: Nature and the Environment in Film and Television Documentaries (8/15/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:16pm
Debcar6569_at_aol.com

2006 Film & History Conference
“The Documentary Tradition”
8-12 November 2006
Dolce Conference Center â€" Dallas, TX
www.filmandhistory.org
Deadline: August 15, 2006

AREA: Nature and the Environment in Film and Television Documentaries

Early filmmakers often traveled the globe to introduce audiences to views of
far away places. Niagara Falls and scenes of the Holy Land shared the
screen with the dancing Carmencita and boxers Corbett and Fitzsimmons. Later, the
filmic exploration of the natural world added support to the argument that
movies were educational tools.

CFP: The Undead (9/1/06; 10/19/06-10/20/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:16pm
UCB Undead Conference

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
CALL FOR PAPERS

The Undead
A conference at the University of California at Berkeley

October 19-20, 2006
Hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

>From age-old whisperings of spirits and ghosts to the contemporary
explosion of cultural interest in zombies, the concept of the undead
is one that refuses to die.

CFP: Women Writers, Activism, and Healing (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Susannah Bartlow

Call for Papers
Panel: Women Writers of Color, Womanist/Feminist Activism, and
Personal Healing
38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

This panel focuses on the connections between women authors, personal
healing, and the search for global justice. What is the relationship
between women's personal empowerment and their political action,
particularly in literature by women of color in the last half of the
20th and the first years of the 21st century? The panel will invoke
some of these questions:

CFP: Image, Sound, & Touch in the Nineteenth Century (7/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Margaret Linley

Call for Papers: Image, Sound, & Touch in the Nineteenth Century (Collection)

We are seeking submissions for a collection of previously unpublished
essays on Image, Sound, and Touch in the Nineteenth Century.

How might the image look if we approach it through the sensations and
technologies of sound and touch? What can the nineteenth century teach us
about the inter-related and remedial qualities of media? In what ways do
we reproduce the apparent ocular-centrism of the nineteenth century in our
current critical practices?

CFP: Creative Forces: Women, Art, Science (11/1/06; MAWSA, 3/31/07)

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Dr. Lois Gilmore

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Conference March 31, 2007

"Creative Forces: Women, Art, Science"

 

 

The Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association invites submissions for its
annual conference to be held March 31, 2007, at Bucks County Community
College in Newtown, PA. This year's conference theme is "Creative Forces:
Women, Art, Science."

 

 

This conference spotlights the dynamic relations and fecund negotiations
among the complex and interrelated domains of the arts, the sciences, and
gender.

 

 

CFP: Science in 19th-Century Britain (8/10/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
Amanda Mordavsky

CALL FOR PAPERS

Interdisciplinary Essays on Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Papers are being sought for a collection of essays on Science in
Nineteenth-Century Britain. Edited by Amanda Mordavsky Caleb, the collection
will be printed by Cambridge Scholars Press in Spring/Summer 2007. Papers are
invited on all aspects of research broadly relating to science in
nineteenth-century Britain. Proposals may focus on areas including, but not
limited to: art, astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, continental influences,
history, literature, mathematics, medicine, music, philosophy, physics,
religion, sociology, and zoology.

CFP: The Body in Medical Culture (6/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
Elizabeth Klaver

For a book collection of essays, The Body in Medical Culture, please
send the abstract of completed essays of about 25 pages on any aspect of
the medicalized body in the 18th or 19th centuries. Europe, Britain or
North America considered. 250 word abstract due by June 15. Send to
etklaver_at_siu.edu.

CFP: British Gynaecology, 1500-2000 (7/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
A Shellard

CFP: Gynaecology and British Culture, 1500 - 2000

Proposals are currently being sought for a collection of essays exploring the
history of British gynaecology between 1500 and 2000. The collection will be
edited by Andrew Mangham (University of Sheffield) and Greta Depledge (Birkbeck
College, University of London). We are particularly interested in essays with
an interdisciplinary approach. Possible subjects include, though are not
limited to:

CFP: 19th-Century Science, Technology, and Media (12/1/06; INCS, 4/19/07-4/21/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:42pm
Mallinick, Daniella

"UP-TO-DATE WITH A VENGEANCE": NINETEENTH-CENTURY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MEDIA
APRIL 19-21, 2007, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY
22ND ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE (INCS)

Inspired by Bram Stoker's innovative narrative forms and themes in Dracula-—and in particular by Jonathan Harker's statement in his journal that he is witnessing the "nineteenth-century up-to-date with a vengeance"--this conference will explore the thoroughly modern forms of communication, technological development, and scientific discovery that emerged in the period.

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

Pages