Month: September 2010

Rachel Toor: How Do You Learn to Edit Yourself?

Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Rachel Toor asks, "How Do You Learn to Edit Yourself?" How can I help far-away geologists and physicists, historians and philologists, write better prose? I can't. Not in some abstract, general way. All I can do is urge them to pay attention to well-written works in their own … Continue reading Rachel Toor: How Do You Learn to Edit Yourself?

CFP: Philosophy of Science

METAPHYSICS & THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE CONFERENCE Presented by the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto and the Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine, University of Chicago, 13-15 May 2011, University of Toronto The philosophy of science has an illustrious history of attraction and antipathy … Continue reading CFP: Philosophy of Science

CFP: Global Health Equity, NGOs

Abstracts are invited for a session on “Global Health Equity and Advocacy Roles of International Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's)”, to be considered for presentation at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) in Seattle from March 2th-April 2nd, 2011. Submission and meeting information can be found on the SfAA website: This … Continue reading CFP: Global Health Equity, NGOs

CNN: Judge orders lesbian Air Force nurse-officer reinstated

According to CNN's Web site: A federal judge has ordered the reinstatement of an openly lesbian former Air Force major who was dismissed from the military under the government's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. Judge Ronald Leighton of Tacoma, Washington, made his ruling Friday. It is the latest legal and political setback for the Obama … Continue reading CNN: Judge orders lesbian Air Force nurse-officer reinstated

CFS: Adv Mental Health–Youth, Early Intervention

A special issue of Advances in Mental Health, volume 10, number 1, March 2011: Promoting Youth Mental Health through Early Intervention Deadline for Papers: 15th December 2010 Edited by: Debra Rickwood, Professor of Psychology, University of Canberra ACT, Australia; Beverley Raphael, Professor of Psychiatry, Australian National University and University of Western Sydney, Australia; David Pilgrim, … Continue reading CFS: Adv Mental Health–Youth, Early Intervention