Friday, August 01, 2008

Bioethics and Film: We all love a good story, don't we?

Abstracts are requested for a session on "Bioethics and Film," a proposed panel for a major conference on "Film and Science: Fictions, Documentaries, and Beyond," Chicago, IL (Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2008). Send a proposal, 200 to 400 words, on any aspect of the relation of film to bioethics, including topics such as:

- Depiction of Physicians, Practitioners, or Researchers, in Features, Documentaries, TV Series, "Art" Films, or Genres

- Changes or Trends in Bioethical Considerations, Appearing in Genres Over Time

- Philosophical Aspects of Bioethics and Cinema, e.g.
Bergsonian, Deleuzian, neo-Kantian, phenomenological concerns

- Race or gender, poverty or wealth in films

Deadline for Proposals is September 1, 2008.

Send abstract to: Dr. Connie C. Price, Depts. Of Philosophy and Bioethics, 44-314 Bioethics Bldg., Tuskegee University, Tuskegee. AL 36088 USA. For details, click here.

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