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CFP: Sex with God: Monotheism and the Eroticized Framing of the Human-Divine relation (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, SMFS, 5/10/07-5/13/0

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
Marla Segol

Call for Paper Abstracts, proposal deadline: September 15

Sex with God: monotheism and the eroticized framing of the human-
divine relation
Sponsored by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
May 10-13, 2007

Sex with God: monotheism and the eroticized framing of the human-
divine relation (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, SMFS, 5/10/07-5/13/07)
This panel will explore the ways in which the human-divine
relationship is imagined through the gendered, transgendered, and
sexualized human body, and the cultural currents and contradictions
informing this relation.

UPDATE: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (10/1/06; online journal)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:24am
Joseph Gelfer

The Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is a new
online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is
currently seeking papers and reviews: submissions received by EARLY
OCTOBER will be considered for the first issue, scheduled to go online
in January 2007.

CFP: Jews & Sex (9/30/06; collection)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 10:16pm
Nathan Abrams

Proposals are sought for a new edited collection tentatively titled, =
Jews and Sex. Possible contributions could include, but are not limited =
to, the following:

CFP: Antisemitism and English Culture (UK) (12/15/06; 7/9/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 2:18pm
Anthony Bale

Antisemitism and English Culture
Advance notice and CALL FOR PAPERS
A major international conference on the histories and cultures of antisemitism in England, from the Middle Ages to the present day. To be held at Birkbeck College, University of London, 9-11 July 2007.

Key questions to be addressed include:

-Can we talk of a distinctly English kind of antisemitism?

-Is antisemitism inherent in Englishness?

-What is, or has been, the relationship between 'high' or intellectual English culture and antisemitism?

-How far can specific English contexts be seen to have engendered antisemitism?

-Is there a meaningful history of English philosemitism, and what is its relationship to antisemitism?

CFP: John Donne at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Vander Ploeg, Scott D \(Madisonville\)

The John Donne Society welcomes papers for a sponsored session at the ICMS, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 10-13, 2007. Please send hard copy of (300 word) abstract and cover sheet as per ICMS form ( <> ) by/before September 15, 2006 to Scott Vander Ploeg at the address below. Submissions should also be sent by email attachment (MS Word preferred) to Scott's email address.

CFP: Conversions (grad) (11/27/06; 1/26/07-1/27/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:29pm
Cosana Eram

2007 Stanford French and Italian Graduate Conference


January 26 and 27, 2007

"The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it."
(Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, /Meditations/)

CFP: Evolution and Religion (UK) (6/15/06; evolutions, 9/22/06-9/23/06)

Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:14am
sally henderson

'evolutions': a two-day international conference hosted by the School
of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh,
22-23 September 2006.

CFP Panel:Panel Call: Intelligent/Divine: Religion versus Rationality?

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (9/15/06; collection)

Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Tracey Michae'l Lewis


Race and Faith in African American Literature


Call for Submissions


As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.