category: religion

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - issue 5 call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevan

Seriously Funny: The Role of Satire and the Satirist in the 21st Century -- NeMLA 2016 (March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Fuentes Morgan/ NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
daf265@cornell.edu

Dave Chappelle walked away from a $50 million contract with Comedy Central, later explaining, “I want to make sure that I am dancing and not shuffling.” Likewise, Stephen Colbert refused to allow

Historical Fiction about Asia (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

This volume will explore papers that are concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/NeMLA/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

[UPDATE] 21st Century Englishes Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Animals in Literature and Film.

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC), a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2016 annual conference which w

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity (Dec. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity
(Abstracts 250-500 words due Dec 1, 2015, full papers due Mar 1, 2016)
Edited by Amanda Gradisek and Ron Scott

Re-transcribing Hindu religion; locating gender in the literature of the Upanishads and the Vedas.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Re-transcribing Hindu religion; locating gender in the literature of the Upanishads and the Vedas.

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
tara_harney@yahoo.com

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel (9/30/2015; 3/17-3/20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

[Deadline extended 1 week] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: August 7; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

Special Issue: Christianity in Contemporary Native America (Sept. 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Kimberly G. Wieser (University of Oklahoma), Rachel R. Luckenbill (Duquesne University)
contact email: 
kroppolo@ou.edu

Contemporary perspectives on Christianity’s role in American Indian communities are diverse and often ambiguous, partly due to this religion’s involvement in colonization. While some grassroots traditionalists and many in the activist and academic communities frequently reject Christianity for its role in dismantling American Indian traditions and identities, the past is complex, and the American Indian Christian community is strong and growing.

The Bible and 19th-Century American Women Writers (NeMLA, March 17-20, 2016 Connecticut)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Easton-Flake/Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
amy_eastonflake@byu.edu

Direct references and allusions to Christianity or the Bible are an integral part of much 19th-century literature. This panel takes seriously this oft-neglected aspect of women’s writing.

Dealing with the Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Thea Tomaini, Explorations in Medieval Culture Series, Brill Publishers
contact email: 
tmtomaini@mail.com

Call for Papers

Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

CFP: Love and the Word, Melbourne, 7th-9th December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Love & the Word - AULLA Conference 2016

DEADLINE: Monday the 29th February 2016

Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature (NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Irving, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
daniel.j.irving@stonybrook.edu

Now accepting proposals for a panel on Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature at NeMLA 2016, to be held March 17-20, in Hartford, Connecticut.

Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles, Kalamazoo 2016, May 16th-20th

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
contact email: 
womenswritingmedievalinstitute@gmail.com

We invite you to participate in our session “Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles” at the 2016 meeting of the International Congress of Medieval Studies, May 12 – 16

Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles, May 12¬-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
contact email: 
womenswritingmedievalinstitute@gmail.com

We invite you to participate in our session “Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles” at the 2016 meeting of the International Congress of Medieval Studies, May 12 – 16

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Call for Essay Proposal for Volume on Teaching Young Adult Literature (1 November 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Publications
contact email: 
kscoat2@ilstu.edu

Proposals are invited for a volume entitled Teaching Young Adult Literature to be edited by Karen Coats, Mike Cadden, and Roberta Seelinger Trites.

On Game Structures Special Issue of Performance Research, Vo.21, No. 4 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Deadline: 15 Aug 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Lushetich University of Exeter
contact email: 
N.Lushetich@exeter.ac.uk

To be or, actually, not two sentences to be, that is the question, combined.

Eleventh Native America Symposium, November 5-6, Durant, Oklahoma, Keynote Speaker Richard Green

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
mspencer@se.edu

UPDATE: Extended Deadline: Monstrous Messengers 17 Aug. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy
contact email: 
monstrousmessengers@gmail.com

For this collection, three more papers from any discipline are welcome; however, advantaged are those focusing on a gendered or religious moral message.

What Devils Say

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association (TEMA): International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan: May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
torabik@tamu.edu

Devils are everywhere in medieval literature, disturbing, challenging, and violating conventional spatio-temporal constraints as they move freely between worlds in order to torment the holy, spread di

'Hit iseie aboc iwrite': Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts (Kzoo 2016--deadline Sept. 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society
contact email: 
jcbleds@emory.edu

The Early Middle English Society invites paper proposals for our session, “‘Hit iseie aboc iwrite’: Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts,” at the 51st Internationa

[UPDATE] 100 Years of D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Scalia / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bscalia@stmarys.edu

100 Years of D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance

'Strata' Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Eleanor Dobson & Gemma King
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

Abstract deadline 30 September 2015

2015 HUMANITIES CONFERENCE 9-10 November, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Humanities, Chancellor College, University of Malawi
contact email: 
humanities-conference2015@cc.ac.mw

RETHINKING THE HUMANITIES IN TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY AFRICA

Dialectical Thinking in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

This seminar will explore the uses and limits of dialectical thinking as a critical tool for contemporary humanistic inquiry.

Sacred Troubling Topics in the Tanakh, New Testament, and Qur'an

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sabbath@unlv.nevada.edu

ORGANIZATION: American Comparative Literature Association

CONTACT: Roberta Sabbath at Sabbath@unlv.nevada.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN/CLOSE DATE ON ACLA WEBSITE--ACLA.ORG: September 1-23, 2015

Medieval Graduate Student Symposium: At The University of North Texas March 3-4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas
contact email: 
mickey.abel@unt.edu

Sponsored by AVISTA

*******NEW******
AVISTA Prize $200.

New Journal: The Bulletin of International Association for Robin Hood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; valerie.johnson@lmc.gatech.edu

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin H

"English Catholicism in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture" panel at ASECS Annual Meeting, March 31-April 3

full name / name of organization: 
Geremy Carnes
contact email: 
GCarnes@lindenwood.edu

This seminar aims to focus attention on a segment of the English population that is often ignored or treated simplistically in scholarship on our period: the English Catholic community.

Jews and Christian Materiality 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Shamma Boyarin
contact email: 
sboyarin@uvic.ca

In the conclusion to her Christian Materiality (2011), Caroline Walker Bynum opens the door to an expansion of her discussion of medieval materiality and religion to Judaism and Islam: “Understandin

JEWISH WOMEN IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND (ROUNDTABLE) - KALAMAZOO, 12-15 MAY 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Williams Boyarin (University of Victoria)
contact email: 
aboyarin@uvic.ca

NeMLA Roundtable: “Beyond the Monster Inside: The Ethics of Fragmentation in the Long Nineteenth-Century”: Due 9/30/15

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016: March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
melissa.rampelli@gmail.com

Doubles and doppelgangers abound in the Victorian Gothic novel and Miltonian readings have emphasized the inner monster as a nod to the period’s desire to, in Tennyson’s terms, “Move upward, wor

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