Pre-announcement:

4th European SLSA Meeting: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: Science Literature Arts

The 4th European Meeting of SLSA (Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts) will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, between 13-16 June 2006, hosted by the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam:

http://slsa.press.jhu.edu/european_conference_flier.html

Keynotes: – Evelyn Fox Keller in conversation with Mieke Bal – Gillian Beer in conversation with Robert Zwijnenberg

The conference will be organised around thematic streams, including but not limited to the discussion of the following topics: – posthumanism – feminism, science, science fiction – narratives and narration – images, imaging, imagination – sound technologies and music – games – cognition and memory – arts and genomics – the new aesthetics – companion species: ecology and art

Deadline for submissions of papers and panels: 5 Dec 05.

http://www.slsa.nl