2009 Conference

April 9-11, 2009 - Chicago Illinois

Nature and the Humanities
Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives

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The conference was held from Thursday, April 9 to Saturday, April 11, 2009 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.

Click here for a 2009 conference registration form

The rate for HERA members at the Palmer House is $128 per night from April 6 to 14, 2008, giving you three extra days before and after the conference to see Chicago. Make reservations with the Palmer house directly by calling 1.312.726.7500 and don't forget to mention HERA.

Click on "Calls for Papers" at left for more information about paper submissions and panel proposals.
Invitation for Instrumentalists
Two experienced violinists and a violist wanted to prepare string quartet concert to perform at the 2009 conference in Chicago. Email Fred Thompson, cellist, at fredt@pcadmin.ctc.edu

Keynote Speaker

Curtis White

"The Barbaric Heart: Naked Force Clothed in Beauty"
Curtis White is a novelist and culture critic. Among his works of fiction are Memories of My Father Watching TV and Requiem. His criticism includes The Middle Mind, The Spirit of Disobedience, and the forthcoming The Barbaric Heart: Faith, Money and the Crisis of Nature by Polipointpress.
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Sally Fiedler
Author of
A Trick of Seeing and Eleanor Mooseheart

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John Otterbacher Author of
Sailing Grace

Geoffrey Green
Author of
Voices in a Mask

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Alice Derry
Author of Tremelo

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For more information about the Palmer House Hilton, see their website at PalmerHouseRestoration.com
Other Humanities Related Conferences and Meetings

April 2-5, 2009 - The Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago
For more information go to:
www.mpsanet.org/~mpsa/index.html