CFP: MLA Literature and Science Division (3/15/06; MLA '06)

full name / name of organization: 
Martha Stoddard-Holmes
contact email: 

1. Sessions for 2005 meeting

Session 1: Peak Oil and Post-Prosperity: Discourses of Depletion
Organizer: Martha Stoddard Holmes
CFP: Papers on rhetorics and narratives of peak-/post-oil and energy
issues in geoscience, literature, film, cultural commentary:
neo-Malthusianism (the great die-off), neopastoralism, etc. Abstracts or
8-page papers and brief bio by March 15 to Martha Stoddard Holmes,

Session 2: Posthuman, All Too Posthuman
Organizer: Henry Turner
CFP: Papers on the "posthuman" in literature and science: networks,
systems, and assemblages; embodiment and prostheses; animals, nature,
and environment; posthuman futures, pasts, and presents; posthumanities
scholarship. Abstracts by March 15 to Henry Turner,

Session 3: Ciphernetics: Signs, Codes, Texts
Organizer: Arielle Saiber
CFP: Papers on any aspect of information technology, digital models,
encoding, decoding, semiotics, new paradigms of expression and
communication. Abstracts by March 15 to Arielle Saiber,

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