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CEDAW and religious texts: paving the way beyond gender oppression and misogyny.

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:30am
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Bare Feet Theology.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

CEDAW and religious texts: paving the way beyond gender oppression and misogyny.

 

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) was adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, and can be seen as an international bill of rights for women. All countries that have accepted the Convention are compelled to follow up with a series of measures that would end all forms of discrimination against women. Any country that has ratified or acceded to the Convention, is legally and morally obliged to ensure that women are not discriminated against, or oppressed.

Why religion got it wrong? Conceptualising new methods of reading.

updated: 
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:51am
Tapati Bharadwaj
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Why religion got it all wrong? Conceptualizing new methods of reading.

 

Literary scholars need to throw open the doors of what texts constitute the study of literari-ness and the methods of doing so; such an act will allow the discipline to examine and interrogate socio-discursive practices which affect the lives of women all over the world.  Religious texts codify culture and gender norms and it is imperative that literary scholars engage with these texts that perpetuate and maintain oppressive hegemonic institutions.

 

The Hindu Shastras.

 

REMINDER: Material Monsters (Kalamazoo 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:31pm
MEARCSTAPA - Asa Mittman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

CFP Kalamazoo 2017: Material Monsters

Sponsor: MEARCSTAPA

Organizers: Melissa Ridley Elmes (Lindenwood University), Ana Grinberg (East Tennessee State University), and Asa Simon Mittman (California State University, Chico)

CfP: 4th International Symposium "Days of Justinian I", The Byzantine Missionary Activity and Its Legacy in Europe, Euro-Balkan University, University of Bologna, Skopje, 11-12 November 2016

updated: 
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 12:01pm
Mitko B. Panov, Institute of National History / Euro-Balkan University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 5, 2016

Call for Papers

4th INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM “DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I”

Special Thematic Strand for 2016

“The Byzantine Missionary Activity and Its Legacy in Europe",
Skopje, 11-12 November, 2016

Organised by “EURO-BALKAN” UNIVERSITY, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia and UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA, Ravenna Campus-School of Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Italy

With the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia

The 3rd Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability

updated: 
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 9:48am
INTESDA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

We are pleased to announce that this year’s event will be held Saturday, Sunday and Monday, December 3-5, 2016 in  Nagoya, which is Japan’s fourth biggest city and third largest metropolitan area. Nagoya is an ideal location for the 3rd Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability. We encourage participants to explore this modern city with  its popular tourist destinations that include Nagoya Castle, Tokugawa Museum, Atsuta Shrine, Noritake Garden, Toyota Auto Museum and much more.

The Poetry and Spirituality of Gerard Manley Hopkins

updated: 
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 9:48am
Jude V. Nixon, Salem State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

In anticipation of the release of the entire Collected Works of Hopkins by Oxford University Press and to commemorate the centenary of the poetry of Hopkins (1918-2018), Religion and the Arts 20.5 (June 2018) invites scholarly articles for a special issue on interactions, intersections, and crosscurrents between Hopkins’s spirituality and poetry, and the diverse and complex relationship between them. Please submit electronically an anonymous 5000-10000 word article in MLA Style Manual.

Guest Edited Issue: “Inter-faith Dialogue in India: Theological Revisioning”

updated: 
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 1:30pm
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

“Inter-faith Dialogue in India: Theological Revisioning”
Guest edited special issue of The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Vol. 4 Issue 1 (March, 2017)
Namrata Chaturvedi, Zakir Husain Delhi College

Varieties of Aesthetic Experience in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-century American Literature (Panel)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 8:46am
Northeastern MLA conference 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

In Art As Experience, John Dewey writes: “When an art product once attains classic status, it somehow becomes isolated from the human conditions under which it was brought into being and from the human consequences it engenders in actual life-experience.” Dewey also notes that the growth of capitalism “has been a powerful influence in the development of the museum as the proper home for works of art, and in the promotion of the idea that they are apart from the common life."

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