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New electronic art/literature project: IMPCON

Posted on November 9, 2017

From Josephine Anstey: Improvising Consciousness (IMPCON) is a feminist spoof of grand theories of consciousness and a speculation on the relation between human cognition & environment in the deep past and in the future. A hybrid art/electronic literature project, IMPCON comprises performance lectures and participatory activities including workshopping of alter-egos; improvisation in a multiple personality melodrama; Continue Reading »

New Book: Anthropocene Reading

Posted on October 4, 2017

“With ecocritical voices debating the possibilities—and horrors—of the Anthropocene, Anthropocene Reading is a major contribution to ecocriticism and a delight to read.” —Heather I. Sullivan, Trinity University “Ranging as it does from the crowded present into deep time, where the most immediate and personal of human stories intermesh with planetary narrative, Anthropocene Reading is a Continue Reading »

New Book: Editing the Soul

Posted on October 4, 2017

“Written with clarity and an appealing balance, Editing the Soul makes an original contribution to an important topic—the way novels, films, and television about genetics are reshaping our understanding of human nature.” —Jay Clayton, author of Charles Dickens in Cyberspace: The Afterlife of the Nineteenth Century in Postmodern Culture “Editing the Soul plumbs contemporary literature, Continue Reading »

Decodings Summer 2017

Posted on July 30, 2017

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                             Summer 2017, Vol. 26, No.3 *SLSA 2017, Tempe, Arizona *Configurations: Call for Reviewers and Contributions *Election Results for Member-at-large (2017-2019) *Call for Nominations of Graduate Student Liaisons *SLSA Bibliographers Needed *SLSA Website: Contributions welcome *AnthropoScene: SLSA Book Series Continue Reading »

New Book: What if Culture Was Nature All Along?

Posted on July 20, 2017

From Vicki Kirby: I’d like to let you know about a new book I’ve edited, What if Culture Was Nature All Along? (Edinburgh University Press, 2017). Please consider asking your university library to purchase this book (available now in hardcover and e-book). If you are interested in a personal copy, please note that a less expensive Continue Reading »

New Book: Beyond Critique

Posted on April 22, 2017

From Roger Rothman: I’d like to let you know about the publication of my new book co-edited with Pamela Fraser of the University of Vermont: BEYOND CRITIQUE: Contemporary Art in Theory, Practice, and Instruction (Bloomsbury 2017). Critique has long been a central concept within art practice and theory. Since the emergence of Conceptual Art, artists Continue Reading »

Decodings Spring 2017

Posted on April 22, 2017

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter           Spring 2017, Vol. 26, No.2 *Call for Papers–SLSA 2017, Tempe Arizona *Call for Reviewers and Contributions—Configurations *Election Results for Member-at-large (2017-2019) *Call for Nominations of Graduate Student Liaisons *SLSA Bibliographers Needed *SLSA Website: Contributions welcome *AnthropoScene: SLSA Book Series *SLSA Europe: Empathies   Call for Papers–SLSA Continue Reading »

SLSA statement on Trump travel ban

Posted on February 9, 2017

The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts condemns the executive order issued by President Donald J. Trump on January 27, 2017, that bans entry into the US of people from seven countries.  Colleagues and students contributing to the interdisciplinary and international study of science, literature, media, and the arts realize that the success of our colleagues and students depends Continue Reading »

New Book: Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature

Posted on February 5, 2017

From Julien Simon and Isabel Jaén: Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature is the first anthology to explore human cognition and literature in the context of early modern Spanish culture. It features the leading voices in the field, discussing the main themes that this important area of study has been producing. The book begins with Continue Reading »

Decodings Winter 2017

Posted on February 5, 2017

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter           Winter 2017, Vol. 26, No.1 *Call for Papers–SLSA 2017, Tempe Arizona *Call for Reviewers and Contributions—Configurations *Report on MLA 2017 Forum for Literature and Science Sessions *Election Statements from Candidates for Member-at-large (2017-2019) *Call for Nominations of Graduate Student Liaisons *SLSA Bibliographers Needed *SLSA Website: Contributions Continue Reading »

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