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New Book: The Smartness Mandate

Posted on February 10, 2023

Over the last half century, “smartness”—the drive for ubiquitous computing—has become a mandate: a new mode of managing and governing politics, economics, and the environment. Smart phones. Smart cars. Smart homes. Smart cities. The imperative to make our world ever smarter in the face of increasingly complex challenges raises several questions: What is this “smartness Continue Reading »

Decodings Winter 2023 (February 7 edition)

Posted on February 8, 2023

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Winter 2023, Vol. 32, No.2 (February 7 edition) *Call for Papers SLSA 2023: Alien, Arizona State University *Executive Committee Quarterly Meeting *Committee Members and Appointments: Social Media *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech*Ombudspersons*New Book Series: Proximities: Experiments in Nearness *AnthropoScene Book Series *European Society for Literature, Continue Reading »

Postdoc Fellowship in Medical Humanities, Rice University

Posted on February 3, 2023

I am delighted to announce the following opportunity for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Humanities at Rice University. For a complete position description and to apply, go to: https://emdz.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/2113/?utm_medium=jobshare The deadline for applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Humanities at Rice University has been extended until March 27. Postdoctoral Fellow in Racial Health Equity and Continue Reading »

Predoctoral position in Digital Humanities, San Sebastián, Spain

Posted on February 3, 2023

Open position for a PhD in Digital Humanities The science of culture: Complex networks methods applied to cultural analytics Supervisors: Dr. Gustavo Ariel Schwartz / Dr. Juan-Luis Suárez Centro de Física de Materiales – San Sebastián – Spain CulturePlex Lab – London – Canada The call for a predoctoral position in the field of complex networks Continue Reading »

New Exhibition: Unearthing

Posted on February 3, 2023

Unearthing, an exhibition by artist member Betsy Stirratt, is currently on view at the Tube Factory Art Space in Indianapolis. The exhibition will run through March 19, 2023. In Unearthing, I explore how natural and cultural objects are presented in collections and museum settings, and how we preserve, classify, and display them. I have visited many natural Continue Reading »

Draft Bylaws Feb 2, 2023

Posted on February 3, 2023

NOTE: Earlier versions of the bylaws appear on the Governance page of the society’s website. https://litsciarts.org/2005-bylaws/ Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Bylaws (February 2, 2023 draft) 1.    NAME The name of the corporation is The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Inc. 2.    PURPOSE The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Continue Reading »

Exhibition: How Far So Near

Posted on January 18, 2023

How Far So Near January 17 – February 23, 2023  Artists’ talk and reception: January 19, 2023, 5:30 p.m. CST Carroll Gallery Newcomb Art Dept., Woldenberg Art Center Tulane University New Orleans, LA, 70118, USA https://liberalarts.tulane.edu/carrollgallery/exhibitions An exhibition of transoceanic, international collaborations by multimedia artists Angela Bartram and Lee Deigaard and writer Mandy-Suzanne Wong, exploring Continue Reading »

Decodings Winter 2023 (January 16 edition)

Posted on January 18, 2023

DECODINGS  Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                       Winter 2023, Vol. 32, No.2 (January 16 edition)  *Call for Papers SLSA 2023: Alien, Arizona State University  *Executive Committee Quarterly Meeting   *Committee Members and Appointments: Social Media   *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech*Ombudspersons*New Book Series: Proximities: Experiments in Nearness  *AnthropoScene Book Series  *European Society for Literature, Science, and Continue Reading »

Decodings Fall 2022 (Dec 11 edition)

Posted on December 16, 2022

DECODINGS  Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                       Fall 2022, Vol. 32, No.1 (December 11 edition)  *Call for Papers SLSA 2023: Alien, Arizona State University  *Executive Committee Quarterly Meeting   *Committee Members and Appointments: Social Media   *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech*Ombudspersons*New Book Series: Proximities: Experiments in Nearness  *AnthropoScene Book Series  *European Society for Literature, Continue Reading »

Assistant Professor in the History of Artificial Intelligence, Purdue University

Posted on December 12, 2022

https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Assistant-Professor-in-the-History-of-Artificial-Intelligence-IN-47906/944735000/ Principal Duties: The Department of History at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professorship in the History of Artificial Intelligence. Ph.D. in history, history of science, or science & technology studies required. The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the History of AI, broadly defined to include its Continue Reading »