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New Book: Under the Literary Microscope

Posted on May 18, 2021

From the publisher: “Science in fiction,” “geek novels,” “lab-lit”—whatever one calls them, a new generation of science novels has opened a space in which the reading public can experience and think about the powers of science to illuminate nature as well as to generate and mitigate social change and risks. Under the Literary Microscope examines Continue Reading »

Decodings Summer 2021 (updated)

Posted on May 18, 2021

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Summer 2021, Vol. 30, No.4 *ENERGY–SLSA 2021 Conference *SLSA Awards: Essays, Book, Lifetime Achievement *Election 2021 Results *Recent Special Events *5/14/21 Executive Committee Quarterly Meeting Notes *Committee Members and Appointments: Social Media *Membership Renewal *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *Ombudspersons *AnthropoScene Book Series *SLSA Europe Continue Reading »

Director & Associate Professor/Professor: Institute for Inclusive Health Research (UTSC)

Posted on April 20, 2021

Dear colleagues, See below and attached for an exciting opportunity for mid- and later-career researchers at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus, home to Canada’s first baccalaureate program in Health Humanities and a growing national hub for arts-based health and wellness research. In summary: The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for the position Continue Reading »

Decodings Spring 2021 (April Update)

Posted on April 14, 2021

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Spring 2021, Vol. 30, No.3 (April update) *ENERGY–SLSA 2021 Conference *SLSA Awards: Essays, Book, Lifetime Achievement *Election 2021 Results *Recent Special Events *2/24/21 Executive Committee Meeting Notes *Committee Members and Appointments: Social Media *Membership Renewal *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *Ombudspersons *AnthropoScene Book Series *SLSA Continue Reading »

New Book: Infectious Liberty

Posted on April 13, 2021

From Robert Mitchell: I hope to draw your attention to Infectious Liberty: Biopolitics Between Romanticism and Liberalism, which has just been published by Fordham University Press. Links to the publisher and Amazon pages appear below, and the book is available as hardcover, softcover, and also as a free EPub book.   Infectious Liberty traces the origins of Continue Reading »

New book – Artscience: A Curious Education

Posted on April 13, 2021

I am writing to announce the publication of my first book, which is ironically, is a tradebook based on research done over the past 10 years. There is an upcoming online book talk to accompany its soft launch, organized by the English Department of Universiti of Malaya where I am now based (although I am Continue Reading »

New Book: Archive, Photography and the Language of Administration

Posted on March 24, 2021

This alternative study of archive and photography brings many types of image assemblages into view, always in relation to the regulated systems operating within the institutional milieu. The archive catalogue is presented as a critical tool for mapping image time, and the language of image description is seen as having a life, a worth and Continue Reading »

Canada Research Chair Tier II in Indigenous Studies, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts, University of Waterloo

Posted on March 24, 2021

The University of Waterloo is located on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. The University is working towards addressing the Calls to Action framed Continue Reading »

Arts and Humanities Open Rank Cluster Hire, College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University

Posted on March 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered our communities, our institutions, and our world. Globally, health care infrastructure, scientific research communities, arts and culture organizations, policymaking bodies, local and national economies, K-12 schools and higher education, as well as social service agencies have had to respond to unprecedented challenges. Existing inequities have been magnified and exacerbated. Continue Reading »

Applied Imagination Fellowship at ASU

Posted on March 24, 2021

Hello, SLSA Friends! Since 2012, the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University has worked on transdisciplinary projects to inspire collective imagination for better futures. A year into the global pandemic that upended many of our institutions, structures, and closely-held assumptions, it is more evident than ever before that we need new ideas to Continue Reading »