CFP: Experimental Engagements, Society for Literature, Science & the Arts (Irvine, CA)

“Experimental Engagements” Society for Literature, Science & the Arts

November 7-10, 2019 in Irvine, CA

Call for Papers


The SLSA 2019 theme will be “Experimental Engagements,” and papers/panels on all SLSA-related topics are welcome as well as proposals for workshops and other events. “We are especially interested in creative, speculative, embodied, and other experimental engagements that take place at the margins of art, science, and literature.”

Proposals are due MAY 1st. 

SLSA was inaugurated at the 17th International Congress of the History of Science, Berkeley, CA, in August 1985 to foster the multi-disciplinary study of the relations among literature and language, the arts, science, medicine and technology.. Represented disciplines include: the history, sociology, anthropology, rhetoric, and philosophy of science, technology and medicine; literary history and criticism; art history and media studies; the cognitive sciences; and all areas of science, technology, engineering, and medicine.

For Equine Historians: The EHC 2019 “Embodied Equines” Conference will be November 13-15 in Pomona.  Richard Nash, our keynote at the Equine History Conference 2018, is past president of the SLSA and their conference is the weekend prior to the EHC 2019 in nearby Irvine, CA. Also in Pomona November 8-10 is California’s Western States Horse Expo in Pomona, where the EHC will be representing at the Horse Expo “University”. Make a week of it!   


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