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SLOVO, UCL's post-graduate journal's call for papers. Deadline 18 November

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Friday, November 1, 2013 - 8:09am
SLOVO

Slovo is now accepting submissions for volume 26.1. Contributions, including
research articles, book and film reviews, and review articles are welcome from all
research students and academics. Submissions to the Board of Editors may be sent
via e-mail attachment (slovo@ssees.ucl.ac.uk), or on a CD in Microsoft Word
format. All research articles must include a 100-200 word abstract and adhere to
the MHRA Style guide in advance of submission (available for download for free

[UPDATE] British Society for Literature and Science Conference (10-12 April 2014): deadline 6 December 2013

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Friday, November 1, 2013 - 7:15am
University of Surrey

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014. Keynote talks will be given by Professor Jim Al-Khalili (University of Surrey), Professor Bernard Lightman (York University, Toronto), and Professor Mary Orr (University of Southampton). The conference will finish with an opportunity to visit Down House, the home of Charles Darwin, on the afternoon of Saturday 12 April.

Update CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

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Friday, November 1, 2013 - 7:00am
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France are pleased to announce the organisation of an international conference on ʻCreating Myths as Narratives of Empowerment and Disempowermentʼ to be held at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba from 10 to 12 March 2014.

Cormac Mccarthy and Philosophy - Edited Collection

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Friday, November 1, 2013 - 6:50am
Chris Eagle

"Beyond Reckoning: Philosophy in the Works of Cormac Mccarthy" will be the first edited collection dedicated to exploring the role of philosophy in the works of Cormac Mccarthy. While he has long been considered a distinctly 'philosophical' writer, up until now, interdisciplinary work in this area has largely focused on existential or religious themes across his corpus. This collection will build upon that important foundational work, but also significantly expand the scope of philosophical inquiry into Mccarthy's writings.

[UPDATE] Literature and Medicine: Abstract submission deadline: Nov. 15, 2013

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Friday, November 1, 2013 - 2:44am
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, March 20-23, New York

This seminar seeks to explore the intersection between literature and medicine and to reflect on the role of the comparative method in humanities-based approaches to scientific inquiry. Proposals about any of the possible connections between literature and medicine are welcome, in particular about

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