Arizona State University hosts the 31st annual conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts.
The SLSA 2017 theme is "Out of Time," and papers/panels topics on the theme will include: nonhuman temporalities, species extinction, life after humans, slow time, the long now, time and computing, digital temporalities, bio-political time, time and capital and much more.
Keynotes addresses--which are free and open to the public--are as follows (talk titles tentative):
- Fri, Nov 10, 5:45-7:15, MU Arizona Room. Sha Xin Wei, Topological Media: Embodied Theory and Art
- Sat, Nov 11, 5:45-7:15, MU Arizona Room. McKenzie Wark, Theory for the Anthropocene
The conference is sponsored by ASU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts; New College of Interdisciplinary Studies; Department of English; School of Art; School of Arts, Media, and Engineering; School for the Future of Innovation in Society; School of International Letters and Cultures; Center for Science and the Imagination; Institute for Humanities Research; Laboratory for Critical Technics; Museum of Walking; and Synthesis Center.