Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literature with Scientific Themes and Contexts (SAMLA 2012)

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements. Literature actively participates in the ongoing rhetoric of scientific inquiry and discourse and gives voice to the promise and fears associated with technological advancement. Many literary works engage very particular aspects of theory and practice from fields such as neurobiology or quantum physics while others engage with the rhetoric associated with science and/or its misinterpretations ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
SAMLA
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, NC
Abstract due date: 
Friday, June 15, 2012
Categories: 
American
Interdisciplinary
British
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
Medieval
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