Society for Literature & Science Annual Conference (SLS 2004)

Venue: Durham Marriott at the Civic Center

Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 14, 2004 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2004
Abstract Submission Date: May 01, 2004
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Society for Literature & Science
Annual Meeting 2004
With the cooperation of Duke University
and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
in Science and Cultural Theory at Duke
Durham, NC
October 14 - 17, 2004

Plenary address by Karla Holloway, William R. Kenan Professor of English and African American Studies and Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Duke University

Guest scholar sessions by Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Braxton Craven Professor of Comparative Literature and English and Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Science and Cultural Theory at Duke, and by Donna Haraway, Professor of History of Consciousness at University of California at Santa Cruz.

SLS fosters the interdisciplinary study of the relations among literature and language, the arts, and science, medicine, and technology and includes among its members scholars of literature, art, and science as well as writers, artists, and scientists.

All proposals addressing the interaction of art or literature with science, medicine or technology, including new media, are welcome.

Individuals may submit abstracts for individual papers (150 words) as well as proposals for panels, which are usually composed of 3-4 speakers plus discussion in a 1-1/2 hour session. Sessions involving speakers and/or respondents that transcend disciplinary boundaries are particularly welcome.


Please submit abstract/proposal via the form on this website or by e-mail to both Eve Keller ( and Wayne Miller (