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CFP: Humanities and Neuroscience (12/15/06; 4/20/06-4/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
John Hunter

 From the Brain to Human Culture: Intersections
between the Humanities and Neuroscience

An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the
Comparative Humanities Program at Bucknell University to be held at

Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
April 20-21, 2007
Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Andy Clark,
Dept. of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Prof. Michael Gazzaniga
Dept. of Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara

CFP: Transdisciplinarity and the Unity of Knowledge: Beyond the Science and Religion Dialogue (12/15/06; 6/2/07-6/6/07)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm
Elizabeth Kenny

Transdisciplinarity and the Unity of Knowledge: Beyond the Science and
Religion Dialogue

2 June 2007 to 06 June 2007

Philadelphia, United States

 

The challenge of the 21st century is to integrate or synthesize the
exponential growth in human knowledge into meaningful wholes. But is a unity
of knowledge possible? This conference asks questions that transcend
disciplinary boundaries.

 

The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 15 December 2006.

 

Enquiries: conference2007_at_metanexus.net

Web address: http://www.metanexus.net/conference2007

Sponsored by: Metanexus Institute

 

 

Thank you,

CFP: Art, History and Science (10/28/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Irene Aparicio

artciencia.com, Number 5, October-January 2006
  Deadline for submissions is October 28, 2006.
   
  For next issue planned for November 2006, the editors of the artciencia.com invite essays and artworks with new approaches to the long-discussed topics of art and history, aesthetics, bio-science and technology in music, literature, cinema, video art, photography, architecture, new media, painting, and other arts.
   
  We are especially interested in essays and artworks that address the convergences of the science and technology studies with art studies, or reconsider the encounters of arts with specific historical events (new discoveries of science, technology development, political and social mutations, and wars).
   

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Kelly McGuire

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative '07, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Society for the Study of Narrative Literature
2007 International Conference on Narrative
Washington D.C.
March 15-18 2007

A Lacan Primer: Children's Narrative Through Lacan, Lacan through
Children's Narrative

CFP: Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship (9/18/06; NEMLA, 4/1/07-4/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Jillmarie Murphy

Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship: 38th Annual NEMLA =
Convention, March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland. This panel proposes to =
examine the connection between the real-life trauma of nineteenth =
century authors and their body of work. In what ways did their childhood =
and/or adolescent traumas inform and shape 19th century writings? How =
much narrative distance is there between the traumatized author and =
his/her work? What are the various traumas that serve to influence =
writers of the nineteenth century? Possible trauma topics include: Death =
and/or Suicide and/or Murder; Poverty; Incest; Physical and/or Emotional =

UPDATE: Sustainability and the Literary Imagination (Taiwan) (9/15/06; 11/17/06-11/18/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Hannes Bergthaller

The deadline has been extended, and the program extended by another day
- see below:

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International Conference

Sustainability and the Literary Imagination:
Transdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives

November 17th-18th, 2006
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan

Call for papers

CFP: Romanticism & Psychiatry (2/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:10pm
Miriam Wallace

CFE- Special Issue of _History of Psychiatry_ on Anglo-European
Romanticism & Origins of Psychiatry (2/1/2007, 11/30/2007)

Call for papers

Special Issue of History of Psychiatry:
Anglo-European Romanticism and the origins of psychiatry

CFP: Health and Disease in Popular Culture (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:09pm
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman

 PCA/ACA HEALTH AND DISEASE IN POPULAR CULTURE (11/1/06; 4/4/07-4/7/07)
 POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 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.

CFP: Ecocriticism and The Animal Other (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Nicole Merola

CFP: Ecocriticism and The Animal Other (09/15/06; NEMLA, 03/01/06-03/04/06)

Theorist Cary Wolfe claims the question of the animal is "perhaps the central problematic for contemporary culture and theory." This panel seeks papers that address the presence of the animal in literary, filmic, and other cultural forms. Proposals energized by interdisciplinary and cultural studies methodologies are especially welcome. Also welcome are proposals that use the location of the animal to theorize new modes of ecocritical practice.

CFP: Gender Technologies and Utopias (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Anne Kastner

Gender Technologies and Utopias

Papers are invited for this special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. The panel will address how technological, scientific and medical advancements have affected perceptions of gender both culturally and socially. Are traditional notions of masculinity and femininity becoming irrelevant given the present diversity of possible alternative identities? How might we envisage gender utopias/dystopias in the later 21st century? How has technological/scientific research opposed or contributed to the existence of gendered power structures? Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Science & Medical Films (8/12/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Boon Tim

Scientific and medical films: Last call for proposals

Join us at Dallas this November

 

I am finalising the Scientific and medical films area for the 2006
Documentary Tradition Conference, 8-12 November 2006 at the Dolce Conference
Center, Dallas

 

 
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Currently we have the following confirmed speakers and topics:

 

CFP: Literature, Eco-Criticism &amp; 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
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Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Hotel: http://albuquerque.hyatt.com
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Conference Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ (updated regularly)
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Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature, =
Ecocriticism, and the Environment in such areas as:
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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 &amp; 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 &amp; 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 &amp; Medicine; Violence, Technology, &amp; 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

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artciencia=2Ecom - Number 4, Auguste-October 2006
Deadline: 28 July 2006

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publish authors' articles or artworks about Art, Science, Art and Scien=
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-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.

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