CFP: Cognitive Futures in the Humanities conference

Cognitive Futures in the Humanities 1st International Conference

4-6 APRIL 2013, BANGOR UNIVERSITY

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

How can the term 'cognitive humanities' be defined? What methodological innovation can take place at the intersection of cognitive science, literature and the arts? We invite 20-minute paper submissions and poster submissions for a major interdisciplinary conference organized on the Cognitive Futures in the Humanities at Bangor University.

Confirmed plenary speakers include:

  • Peter Stockwell (University of Nottingham)
  • Shaun Gallagher (University of Memphis)
  • Ellen Spolsky (Bar Ilan University )
  • Lisa Zunshine (University of Kentucky)
  • Mark Turner (Case Western Reserve University)
  • Elena Semino (Lancaster University)

The conference is associated with the AHRC-funded international research network ‘Cognitive Futures in the Humanities’. Full details of the conference and call for papers can be found at www.bangor.ac.uk/cognitive-humanities/. Postgraduate bursaries will be awarded on a competitive basis, and the conference will feature a number of themed strands, with distinguished scholars (such as Alan Richardson and David Miall) serving as panel respondents.

Abstracts should be sent to cognitivehumanities@bangor.ac.uk by no later than 30 November, as Word attachments. Queries should be directed to the conference organizers, Prof Vyv Evans (v.evans@bangor.ac.uk), Dr Peter Garratt (peter.garratt@northumbria.ac.uk) and Dr Matt Hayler (m.s.hayler@exeter.ac.uk).

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