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>Subject: CFP: MLA Literature and Science Division (3/15/06; MLA '06)
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>From: "Martha Stoddard-Holmes" <[log in to unmask]>
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>1.	Sessions for 2005 meeting
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>Session 1: Peak Oil and Post-Prosperity: Discourses of Depletion
>Organizer: Martha Stoddard Holmes
>CFP: Papers on rhetorics and narratives of peak-/post-oil and energy
>issues in geoscience, literature, film, cultural commentary:
>neo-Malthusianism (the great die-off), neopastoralism, etc. Abstracts or
>8-page papers and brief bio by March 15 to Martha Stoddard Holmes,
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>Session 2: Posthuman, All Too Posthuman
>Organizer: Henry Turner
>CFP:  Papers on the "posthuman" in literature and science: networks,
>systems, and assemblages; embodiment and prostheses; animals, nature,
>and environment; posthuman futures, pasts, and presents; posthumanities
>scholarship. Abstracts by March 15 to Henry Turner, [log in to unmask]
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>Session 3: Ciphernetics: Signs, Codes, Texts
>Organizer: Arielle Saiber
>CFP: Papers on any aspect of information technology, digital models,
>encoding, decoding, semiotics, new paradigms of expression and
>communication.  Abstracts by March 15 to Arielle Saiber,
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