CFP Deadline Reminder: BSLS annual conference

A reminder that abstracts for next year's conference are due on 1 December, 2023.

The conference will bring together three societies focused on literature and science: BSLS will be joined by the European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSAeu), and the Commission on Science and Literature (CoSciLit).

Plenaries will be given by Brian Hurwitz, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and the Arts at King’s College London; Isabel Jaen Portillo, Professor of Spanish at Portland State University; Rhona Trauvitch, Director of the Science & Fiction Lab at Florida International University; and the Directors of the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research, the Birmingham Institute for Sustainability and Climate Action and the Institute for STEMM in Culture and Society at the University of Birmingham.

Please send proposals to by 18:00 (UK time) on Friday 1 December 2023. Proposals should be up to 250 words for individual papers or up to 750 words for a panel. Please include a biography of up to 50 words per speaker and specify whether you hope to attend the conference in person or online. Proposals will be evaluated by a panel drawn from all three societies.