August 20 Videos of the plenary lectures by Eric Gans and Raymond Tallis have been added. Tallis's talk is followed by debate between Tallis and Gans on the premises of generative anthropology.
June 12 Session Chairs have been added to the program. The registration table opens at 8AM on Thursday, June 19. Click here for a map of the location.
May 15 If you wish to book a room at the conference hotel, please do so immediately. There are still a few rooms left at our group-rate, but these will no longer be available after Monday, May 19.
Apr 1 Registration opens. A provisional program is available.
Mar 14 The program committee has reviewed all submissions and letters of notification have been sent out. If you have not received a letter, or if you wish to inquire about submitting a late proposal, please contact the conference organizer. The list of presenters has been updated.
Jan 24 The deadline for submissions is five weeks away, but we already have provisional commitments from a healthy number of you. Click here to see who's coming. If you wish to confirm your attendance and are not on the list, let us know by clicking here. If you wish to know the status of your proposal, please note that the program committee meets in early March and letters of notification will be sent by March 15.
Jan 6 GASC 2014 receives a conference grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Nov 30 Our second plenary speaker is confirmed. UK polymath Raymond Tallis will deliver a plenary on "Neuromania and Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Mankind."
Nov 6 The Faculty of Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University agrees to sponsor GASC 2014.
Aug 15 Our conference theme is "Deferral, Discipline, Knowledge." Please see the Call for Papers for further details. The deadline for proposals is March 1.
July 1 GASC 2014 will be hosted by the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia. We have confirmed the attendance of our first plenary speaker, Eric Gans (UCLA), whose lecture will be supported by the University of Victoria's Lansdowne lecture series.