The Latest from SLSA

Now out in the latest, fall 2022, issue of our journal Configurations published by @jhupress!
Thank you, everyone, for joining us at SLSA 2022. Many thanks to everyone a Purdue for getting us back together again.
We are all already looking forward to the next conference in Arizona. The theme for SLSA 2023 will be "Alien"!!!

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Literature, SCIENCE + arts The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts welcomes colleagues in the sciences, engineering, technology, computer science, medicine, the social sciences, the humanities, the arts, and independent scholars and artists. SLSA members share an interest in problems of science and representation, and in the cultural and social dimensions of science, technology, and medicine.


The 36th Annual Conference of SLSA in Tempe, Arizona

  • Theme: “Alien”
  • Call for Proposals
  • Dates: October 26-29, 2023
  • Hosted by the Center for Philosophical Technologies in the School of Arts, Media, and Engineering at Arizona State University

Annual Conference of SLSAeu 2023

  • Where/when: Erlangen (Germany), 18-21 May
  • Topic: Metaphors, Models, Simulations. Epistemic Transformations in Literature, Science and the Arts.
  • Call for Proposals
  • Organisers: ELINAS – Center for Literature and Natural Science

The 35th Annual Conference of SLSA in West Lafayette, Indiana

  • “Reading Minds: Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks and the Reading Human”
  • Conference website
  • Dates: October 6-9, 2022
  • On the Purdue University campus
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