Religion, Method, Normativity
Virginia Graduate Colloquium
Theology, Ethics, Culture
University of Virginia
13-14 October 2017
Religions make normative claims and scholars have normative commitments. However, religious studies often conceives of itself as an empirical discipline, aligning itself with other disciplines that are ostensibly descriptive, like history, sociology, and anthropology. This tension has led to polarization within religious studies.
Haunt Journal of Art is a vessel for critical interrogations of writing as both a tool for artistic expression and a means for analyzing creative practices. Ours is a commitment to providing a platform for new textual forms and strategies wherein the production of writing and art may serve one another.
We are pleased to announce that the Colorado Critical Review (CCR) is currently seeking submissions for issue 2.1 from both emerging and established scholars.
Firmly centered on the importance of critique, advocacy, and the forwarding of alternatives, CCR seeks to publish a comprehensive and diverse body of work that supports these ideals. We seek a broad range of submissions in a variety of formats and approaches—scholarly articles, essays, interviews, designs, art, poetry, multimedia and other works—that encourage and codify interdisciplinarity through incisiveness, analysis, ingenuity and integration.
Submit your research to the upcoming special issue of Journal of Human Values
Special Issue on “Human Values in the Digital Media Age” (January 2018)
Guest Editors: Smeeta Mishra, Business Ethics and Communication Group, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and Amani Ismail, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, The American University in Cairo
To not cognize the impact of the digital media age on our very livelihoods would at best be naïve negligence of an inevitable reality, at worst a lost opportunity to understand a critical dimension in shaping who we are.
Food in the 21st century would be unrecognizable to our great grandparents. Canadian ecocritic Susie O’Brien has recently explained in an interview in ARIEL that “food is a rich site through which to think about a number of things: environment, colonialism, culture, affect, subjectivity, among others.” There is an urgency to theorizing about food, especially given the fact that hunger is seriously at odds with the promises of industrial agriculture. Indeed, according to Vandana Shiva, “industrial agriculture has not produced more food.
2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Wednesday-Sunday, 18-22 October 2017
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
315 Chestnut St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
Deadline: April 30 2017
Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures (CN43-1537/H), established in 2016, is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. The journal publishes research articles, reviews, and interviews. Its purpose is to further multi- and interdisciplinary analyses of research that explores scholarship in different languages and cultures. The journal invites contributions, in English, from authors in all relevant scholarly disciplines related to the study of linguistics, literature and culture and translation. Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures has an international standing, attracting submissions and participation from all countries in the world. Submissions can be delivered electronically as Word file attachment.
Muslims in America
The SAMLA 89 High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, GA, from November 3-5, 2017.