category: religion

[UPDATE] CFP - Matter '09: A Creative Theology Event - (Deadline: May 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Shechem Ministries
contact email: 
info@mattercon.com

The Absent Center: A Graduate Student Conference on Contemporary Issues in Political Theology (19, 20 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Government Department / University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
absentcenterconference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Absent Center

A Graduate Student Conference on Contemporary Issues in Political Theology

University of Texas at Austin, Government Department

19-20 February 2010

CFP: Migration, Diaspora and Identity: M/MLA Religion and Literature, Deadline Apr. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Religion and Literature section
contact email: 
rdykema@ses.gtu.edu

Religion and Literature: "Migration, Diaspora, and Identity." In the self-identity of many religious groups, the historical experience of diaspora is an important theme.

Cultures of Recession Graduate Conference [Nov. 20& 21, 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
Program in Literature, Duke University
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com


Cultures of Recession
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
November 20 & 21, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Stanley Aronowitz (CUNY), author of How Class Works and Just Around The Corner: The Paradox of a Jobless Recovery

CFP - Jewish Comics (deadline October 2, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek Parker Royal / Shofar
contact email: 
Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

JEWISH COMICS: SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL SHOFAR

Remixing Critical Theory: Literacy Theory as Literary Criticism; 4Cs / CCCC 2010 Panel; 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole duPlessis / Texas A&M University
contact email: 
nmara@tamu.edu

Eldred and Mortensen, in their article “Reading Literacy Narratives” published in College English (1992), call for the movement of literacy studies “in one important direction: into the

Matter '09: A Creative Theology Event and Anthology (Deadline May 15, 2009) Conference: Sept. 17-19, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shechem Ministries, Inc.
contact email: 
mattercon@gmail.com

Shechem Ministries’ "Matter ’09: A Creative Theology Event" is now accepting submissions of papers and artwork for the conference September 17-19, 2009, at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas.

Selected papers and artwork will be presented at the conference and will be published in the anthology of the conference, Matter, published by Shechem Press.

CFP: Humor & Horror/SF/Fantasy - Detroit, MI, 10.30-11.1.09

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
jdowell@msu.edu

Dear Humor / Horror, SF, Fantasy Scholar:

Disposable Culture and Spaces of Consumption in Medieval Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
Rebecca.Flynn@usiouxfalls.edu and Salvatore.Musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Call for Papers:
Disposable Culture and Spaces of Consumption in Medieval Europe

Nineteenth Century Popular Culture Panel - Proposals May 1 2009 - Conference October 30-November 1 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
pprominski@gmail.com

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture.

[UPDATE] “Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline May 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Re(Viewing) the Landscape of Visual Rhetoric: Topics in Visual Rhetoric; SAMLA Conf. Nov 6-8, 2009; Abstracts Due May 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Hocks, English Dept, Georgia State University
contact email: 
mhocks@gsu.edu

RE(VIEWING) THE LANDSCAPE OF VISUAL RHETORIC: TOPICS IN VISUAL RHETORIC

Cultural Consequences of Unmotherhood

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Herrera/ University of Akron
contact email: 
njb9@uakron.edu

Cultural Consequences of Unmotherhood

"The Future ain't what it used to be" - PROPOSALS: MAY 15th 2009 / CONFERENCE: 17th JUNE 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Future ain't what it used to be: Interactions of Past, Present and Future in Literature and Visual Media - Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
l.f.findlay@dundee.ac.uk

“The Future ain't what it used to be” is the seventh annual Postgraduate Conference held by the English Programme, University of Dundee.

REA: A Journal of Religion, Education and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Mater Dei Institute of Education
contact email: 
paula.murphy@materdei.dcu.ie

REA: A Journal of Religion, Education and the Arts invites contributions for its forthcoming issue to be published online in December 2009.

‘Thou prays’t not well’: Prayer in performance and society in the Renaissance, RSA Conference, Venice, 8-10 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Sterrett, Cardiff University
contact email: 
sterrettjw@cardiff.ac.uk

CPF: Apocalyptic Belief and the Internet (Abstracts May 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Glenn Howard
contact email: 
rgh@rghoward.com

DEADLINE May 1, 2009

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS
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Network Apocalypse: Visions of the End in an Age of Internet Media

“Dark Migrations: Territorializing the Savage Body” MMLA November 12-15 2009, abstract due April 20.

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Aziz, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
jeffaziz@pitt.edu

This panel invites papers that engage with narratives that problematize the dominant American narrative of migration into the “savage” West.

Semiotics of Revelation

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Semiotic Studies
contact email: 
massimo.leone@unito.it

The roundtable will focus on the semiotic implications of the idea of revelation. What are the characteristics of meaning that is produced, communicated, and received as “revealed”?

New Voices 2009: The Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse (October 22-24, 2009) [GRADUATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Conference: Georgia State University Graduate English Assoc.
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Graduate Student Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language.

International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress (October 13-16, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Izmir, TURKEY
contact email: 
info@imwc2009.org

Please, note that abstracts of 300 words will be submitted electronically at our website at http://www.imwc2009.org. Deadline for submission of proposals is June 1, 2009.

SAMLA 2009 Session: Teaching Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria/ SAMLA
contact email: 
luria@mailbox.sc.edu

Session Title: Teaching Language and Literature
Open Topic

2nd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - October 16-17, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter

present

The City (September 24-26 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

5th 'Medievalism Transformed' postgraduate conference - Keynote: Catherine Batt, University of Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
medievalismtransformed@bangor.ac.uk, www.bangor.ac.uk/medievalismtransformed

20th June 2009
Translating the Middle Ages.

Submission Deadline: 17th April 2009

The Jewish Woman and Her Body

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies, Youngstown State University
contact email: 
hjsinnreich@ysu.edu

The Jewish Woman and her Body
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio
March 7-9, 2010

Call for Papers deadline: October 1, 2009

New Journal - Journal of Jewish Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Jewish Identities
contact email: 
hjsinnreich@ysu.edu

The Journal of Jewish Identities is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed forum for contesting ideas and debates concerning the formations of, and transformations in, Jewish identities in its various asp

[UPDATE]Graduate Symposium--Spatialities--Keynote: Sharon Marcus

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

[UPDATE] Bangor University postgraduate Truth and Lies interdisciplinary conference.

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
bucahconference@googlemail.com

Truth and Lies: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
June 11th - 12th

Organized by the College of Arts and Humanities, Bangor University, Wales

Call for Papers

Reflections in the Margins: Representations of the Marginalized in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee
contact email: 
jnemiroff@uchicago.edu

2009 marks, in addition to an historic moment in US politics, the anniversary of many watershed moments in the history of Hispanic Literatures.

Southern Lit. and Pop Culture area of MPCA/ MACA

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

CFP: New Victorian/Caribbean Connections

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2009 (Atlanta, GA)
contact email: 
mmuneal@learnlink.emory.edu

Proposals are invited that explore connections between Victorian and Caribbean novels that have not heretofore been put in conversation with each other.

LOST Multicontributor Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Laist
contact email: 
rlaist2000@yahoo.com

“Lost” Multicontributor Collection

Shakespeare as Critic: In His Time and Ours: Literary, Social and Political conference 8-10 October 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association with M.D. University, Rohtak, India
contact email: 
spsdahoya@yahoo.com , bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

ABOUT THE SEMINAR

"Spaces of Consumption and Disposable Culture: A Material Dialogue in Medieval Europe (c.1100-1500)" by 6/01/09

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
Rebecca.Flynn@usiouxfalls.edu and Salvatore.Musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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