category: religion

GRFDT Research Monograph Series

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism (GRFDT)
contact email: 
editor@grfdt.com

GRFDT brings out Research Monograph series every month since January 2015. The Research Monograph covers current researches on Diaspora and International Migration issues.

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation/PCA/ACA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
david.moody@oswego.edu

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation/PCA/ACA (Seattle, WA March 22-25, 2016)

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

2016 Diversity Conference - “Human Diversity and the Environment – Mapping Difference in the Era of the Anthropocene”

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] ACLA Panel: "All In the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest" - SEPTEMBER 23

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
carolyn.ownbey@mail.mcgill.ca

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

Red River Women's Studies Conference--October 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Women's Studies Conference
contact email: 
kandace.creel@mnstate.edu

Women’s and Gender Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead is pleased to host this year’s gathering of the 15th Annual Red

[UPDATE] Special Topic: Faith and Violence in Literature (Spring 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Ooms / Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
contact email: 
oomsj@mobap.edu

Intégrité (pronounced IN tay gri tay) is a scholarly journal published twice a year by the Faith & Learning Committee and the Humanities Division of Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis, MO.

Living in Modern Times: A Linda Grant Symposium - deadline 16 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

30 November 2015 | University of Brighton

Keynote speaker: Professor Caroline Evans (UAL)

“Words, Signs and Feelings”, and Non-Themed Submissions Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
marcus.harmes@usq.edu.au

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is excited to open its call for papers for Volume 3 (2016).

Imperial Publics

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA / Boston / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
mulholland@ncsu.edu; tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

This seminar seeks to rethink public sphere theory and the idea of counterpublics through the lens of imperial history and the global circulation of texts along imperial circuits from the eighteenth century through the twentieth.

CFP Books of Blood - Funding bid and collaborative project

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

CFP: Books of Blood: a cross-disciplinary investigation into blood as representation, symbol, and text in modern culture

Special Issue: "World Religions and Professional Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization
contact email: 
david.sapp@lmu.edu

Scholarly conversations about the influence of religion on professional communication have largely been absent in our discipline’s published literature, yet religion often intersects with the work o

Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

Reminder: ASECS 2016: “Making Menstruation: Catamenia in the Eighteenth Century” (Roundtable); March 31-April 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
melissa.rampelli@gmail.com

This round table discussion seeks to examine the epistemological narratives of menstruation, the debates inherent to its intellectual and social history, and the ways in which the discourse of menses

[new CFP] Thomas Merton at College English Association Denver Hyatt - March 29 - April 2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Thomas Merton Society - College English Association
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

Special Topics

ACLA 2016 Seminar: Secularization and the Novel - Proposals Due Sept. 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
siemers.ryan@gmail.com

The history of the novel is also, it would appear, a history of secularization.

JAMES BALDWIN AND THE PERFORMANCE OF RACE, GENDER, AND IDENTITY IN THE ARTS

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
alsmith47@ua.edu

James Baldwin, one of the most eminent and evocative American essayists, novelists and playwrights of the twentieth century, would have been ninety-one years old on August 2, 2015.

LIMINAL BALKANS; [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, issue 12; submission deadline 31 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 12th issue titled Liminal Balkans:

CFP: Globalizing the Human(ities) the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Intl. Region of the AAR

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern International Region of the American Academy of Religion
contact email: 
vehret@mercyhurst.edu

CFP: Globalizing the Humanities - #EIRAAR

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

IJHCS Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 3, December 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

Symbol, Myth and “Modernity of Antiquity” in Italian Literature and Arts from the Renaissance to the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Ida Villa (Milan) Bart Van den Bossche (Leuven)
contact email: 
bart.vandenbossche@arts.kuleuven.be

First International Conference of Hermeneutical Studies on Symbol, Myth and “Modernity of Antiquity” in Italian Literature and Arts from the Renaissance to the twenty-first Century (Milan, Univers

ACLA 2016, The Subject Positions of Religion, Literature, and Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Kitty Millet, ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University

[UPDATE] Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability / The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture, Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 28–29, 2016, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

NeMLA 2016, "Sound Studies in Literature" Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn M. Higgins / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
shawn.higgins@uconn.edu

This roundtable proposal seeks to expand the conversation on sound studies in literature.

[[UPDATE]] CFP: “Moved by the Spirit, Authorized by God: Black Women Activists and Religion” NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT

full name / name of organization: 
Jami Carlacio / NEMLA Conference, Mar 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

Since the era of slavery and continuing through the present, Black women have articulated a vision of freedom, equality, anti-racism, and racial uplift, drawing from Scripture to sustain their work of

Call for Panelists -- Black Womanist Ethics and The Color Purple as Sacred Text -- Sept. 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Gabrie'l J. Atchison/ Housatonic Community College
contact email: 
atchison71@gmail.com

Black Womanist Ethics and The Color Purple as Sacred Text
Call for Panelists --- Abstract Deadline, September 30, 2015

Rap and Hip Hop Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA Conference [Pop Culture and American Culture]
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association

37th Annual Conference February 10-13, 2016

ACLA 2016 Seminar on Poetry and Forgiveness

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Berenato
contact email: 
tab3cz@virginia.edu

Please consider proposing a paper to the ACLA 2016 seminar on poetry and forgiveness.

See details below and at http://www.acla.org/seminar/poetry-and-forgiveness.

Contemporary Dystopian Fiction (abstracts due Dec 1, 2015; collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
John J. Han, C. Clark Triplett & Ashley G. Anthony
contact email: 
hanjn@mobap.edu; triplett@mobap.edu

Previously unpublished critical essays are being sought for a new volume tentatively entitled Illusory Visions: Dystopian Themes in Contemporary Fiction.

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

JOSAAC: AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE,ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON

full name / name of organization: 
JOSAAC: AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE,ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON
contact email: 
josaacdkdc@gmail.com

JOSAAC AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON, ASSAM (ISSN 2348-0602) invites article submissions by for its January' 2016 Issue.

Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of the Veil in Literature, Film, and Fine Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Umme Al-wazedi and Afrin Zeenat
contact email: 
theveilproject2015@gmail.com.

The veil’s ancient and modern history and its resurgence in our time is an important subject for discussion for those of us posing new questions about women and Islam in literature, film, and fine a

Craft Critique Culture: Bridging Divides (April 8-9, 2016: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Nesbit / Lydia Maunz-Breese / Heidi Renée Aijala (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

16th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Conference
April 8-9, 2016
Bridging Divides
University of Iowa

Violence in Contemporary European Cinema--ACLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kingsborough CC
contact email: 
mefilimon@yahoo.com

This seminar seeks to examine the representation of violence, in its public and private manifestations, in contemporary European cinema.

[Update] Chronicles and Grimoires: The Occult as Political Commentary

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Assoc. of the Midwest: ICMS Kalamazoo 2016.
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Whether seen in signs and portents, or read in grimoires or magic books, the occult in the premodern world is both marveled at and feared.

Gastronomy, Culture, and the Arts: A Scholarly Exchange of Epic Portions (March 12-13, 2016), University of Toronto Mississauga

full name / name of organization: 
Gastro Conference, Department of Language Studies
contact email: 
gastroconference.utm@utoronto.ca

“Foodies consider food to be an art, on a level with painting or drama" (The Official Foodie Handbook, Paul Levy, Ann Barr, 1984).

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