category: religion

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

[UPDATE] Imagining Europe - Perspectives, Perceptions and Representations from Antiquity to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
contact email: 
c.maas@hum.leidenuniv.nl

IMAGINING EUROPE - PERSPECTIVES, PERCEPTIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT

REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS - LUICD Graduate Conference 2011

Christian Scholars' Conference 2011 The Path of Discovery: Science, Theology, and the Academy June 16-18, 2011 Pepperdine Univer

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie M. Eddleman
contact email: 
szeddleman@harding.edu

Crime Fiction, Science, and The Battle Between Good and Evil

Faith and Doubt in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
contact email: 
kim_johnson@byu.edu

Faith and Doubt in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
April 7-9, 2011
Salt Lake City, Utah

Concepts of Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
East Carolina University
contact email: 
macfaddenj09@ecu.edu

What does it mean to be multinational? Who in the 21st Century is on the brink of melting into the pot, and who is clamoring to ensure that their culture is left unmarred?

[UPDATE] Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200 (Proposals due 12/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 1, 2010.

Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century
A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Faith and the Supernatural: 2011 Southeast Region CCL, April 7-9, 2011 (deadline: 1/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
contact email: 
sclements@regent.edu

Throughout history, we have used stories about the supernatural to better understand faith – to better understand what to believe in and what it means to believe.

2011 PCA/ACA National Conference-Fat Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu or goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

[REMINDER] CFP: British Women Writers Conference 2011 -- "Curiosities"

full name / name of organization: 
Eugenia Gonzalez
contact email: 
eugenia.osu@gmail.com

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Deadline: November 1, 2010

Website: http://bwwc2011.osu.edu

CFP Global Mythology and World Cinema (interest - 31 October, 2010 - abstracts - 1 January, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikel J. Koven
contact email: 
M.koven@worc.ac.uk

Global Mythology and World Cinema
A proposed edited collection by Mikel J. Koven (University of Worcester)
m.koven@worc.ac.uk

ANN: John G. Cawelti Award, deadline 12/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wagaman@h-net.msu.edu OR clr5@psu.edu

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2010 John G. Cawelti Award in Popular and American Culture.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture, April 20 - 23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference, San Antonio, Texas
contact email: 
earth2k8@mac.com

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CFP DUO V conference Okinawa, JAPAN August 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue Under Occupation
contact email: 
duo5@dialogueunderoccupation.org

The focus of Dialogue Under Occupation V is on ways of communicating in and about areas of the world confronting occupation.

Tolkien Conference April 8-10 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at the University of Vermont
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

Tolkien at the University of Vermont 2011, an annual academic conference devoted to the texts of J.R.R.

Fortunes: Religion and Literature (11/1/2019, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Maryellen Potts/ College English Association
contact email: 
maryellen.potts@iwc.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Undergraduate essays in the humanities

full name / name of organization: 
The Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
eldred@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue.

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University, March 3-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

“Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture”

LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of REELC/ENCLS), Sept. 1-3, 2011, Skopje/Ohrid, Macedonia

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR COMPARATIVE LITERARY STUDIES (REELC/ENCLS); The Institute for Macedonian Literature; The Macedonian Association for Comparative Literature
contact email: 
congress.encls@yahoo.com

This conference aims to examine the multiplicity of literary and cultural representations and other phenomena that implicate spatiality, movement and unstable locations which are considered as points

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Why Allegory Now?
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Manchester, Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speaker:

ACCS 2011 - The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 23-25 March, 2011. Osaka, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
accs@iafor.org

ACCS 2011
23 to 25 March 2011
Osaka, Japan

Conference Programme Adviser: Sue Jackson (Birkbeck, University of London)

Call for papers: Deadline December 1 2010

ACAS 2011 - The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 23-25 March, 2011. Osaka, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
acas@iafor.org

ACAS 23 to 25 March 2011
Osaka, Japan

Call for papers: Deadline December 1 2010

The aim of this inaugural International Conference is to encourage academics,

ACP 2011 - The Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences 20-22 March, 2011. Osaka, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
acp@iafor.org

Organized by the International Academic Forum & Waseda University's Clinical
Education and Science Research Institute
20 to 22 March 2011
Osaka, Japan

The Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy 20-22 March, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
acerp@iafor.org

Call for papers: Deadline December 1 2010

Special Theme: "Truth, Reason, and Faith in Modern Civilization"

The conference theme is "Truth, Reason and Faith in Modern Civilization"

CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Annual Conference, February 18-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

Comic Preachers and Parodic Sermons - Session CS006 at 13th International Congress for Eighteenth Century Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Artem Serebrennikov / Moscow State University
contact email: 
serebren@bk.ru

The comic preacher, either hilariously out of touch with the world and buried in his Classic or Biblical erudition or worldly-wise enough to turn his sermon into a form of popular entertainment, is a

Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion [Update] Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

The editors of the collection of essays tentatively titled Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion, invite faculty members from the afore

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue.

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
J.Goldman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

CFP: Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries (Defoe Society)
contact email: 
hnelson@sfu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its third issue, to appear in 2011.

NEXT Graduate Student Journal - Deadline: Nov. 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
NEXT Journal, Religious Studies Department, University of Colorado, Boulder
contact email: 
Next@colorado.edu

The M.A. graduate students in the Religious Studies Department at CU Boulder are currently accepting submissions for the 2010-11 edition of NEXT: Emerging Voices of Religious Studies Scholarship.

« Transdisciplinary Approaches to Spirituality in the Arts and Sciences : theorizing the spiritual » 9-11 June 2011 in Nice, Fr

full name / name of organization: 
ACE (Rennes 2 University) and CTEL (Nice University)
contact email: 
claude.le-fustec@orange.fr

Argument :

The 21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference (March 3 - March 4, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association / Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

"Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture"

[UPDATE] A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel - April 7-10, NEMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu


Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis. According to theorist Benedict Anderson, the seventeenth century ushered in a break between a religious cosmology and history, creating a need to link fraternity, power, and time in new ways. Nationalism, an ideology that links subjective identity to a history unfolding in “homogeneous, empty time,” filled this need. New literary genres like the novel presented stories that occurred in the time and space of the nation, offering readers a means of identifying as members of a community with a common, secular history.

This panel invites papers that challenge Anderson’s well-known thesis, specifically as it posits a single epistemological function for the realist novel. As post-secular critics are aware, the realist novel does not simply hasten secular modes of thinking: instead, it engages the shifting grounds of contemporary epistemology from a variety of positions, many of which are and have been explicitly religious.

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