category: science and culture

MMLA 2015: Short Story and the Novel (proposal submission by April 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
olasz@nwmissouri.edu

How does the recent expansion of fantasy and science fiction novels into short stories erode the dividing line between short stories and novels? How do film adaptations influence this process?

MSA 2015: Modernist Rebellions of H.D. and/or Her Circle (submission deadline 4/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

The H.D. International Society invites paper submissions for a proposed panel at the Modernist Studies Association conference, November 19-22, 2015, in Boston, MA.

Extended Deadline: Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference in Portland, Jamaica
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity
June 19-23, 2015
Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable -- Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable: The Cultural Links between the Human and Inhuman

[UPDATE]: Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Where Art Meets Science (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) 2015
contact email: 
squirekelsey@gmail.com

Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Where Art Meets Science (Roundtable)

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

Call for Papers for the 5th issue of Localities (Deadline for Submission: July 31, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ezra Yoo-Hyeok Lee / Center for Locality and Humanities at Pusan National University (Korea)
contact email: 
hk.localities@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 5th issue of Localities

Call for #Panelists: #PopCulture #Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

“Pop Culture Parenting” Call for Panelists

The Coral Thomas Fellowship - $75,000 AUD

full name / name of organization: 
State Library of New South Wales
contact email: 
fellowship.library@sl.nsw.gov.au

The State Library of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Coral Thomas Fellowship.

[Update] Literary Histories of Science: Race, Gender, and Class (MMLA Nov. 12-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Leila McNeill/ MMLA
contact email: 
leila.a.mcneill@gmail.com

In the history of science, it has been well-documented that institutionalized science and professional scientific circles actively and systematically excluded people from their ranks based on gender, race, and class. However, what has been underrepresented is the scientific work and endeavors of the marginalized groups themselves. This session seeks to recover some of these excluded voices and stories by investigating the creative, alternative ways that these groups participated in scientific discourse.

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