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Call for Papers
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CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS -- EDITED ANTHOLOGY
Gendered Bodies, Religious Spirits:
Performance and Power in the Faiths of Abraham
Gwendolyn Alker and Julia Whitworth, editors
CFP - Queen: a journal of rhetoric and power
With the current American Presidential campaign under full swing, coming
after a two-year declaration of war against terror presented as a war of
"good" against "evil", a declaration often invoking God and
tapping into centuries-old tensions between religious allegiances,
the editors of Queen are announcing a call for submissions on
the Rhetoric of Religion in the Public Sphere.
Psychoanalysis has acknowledged the foolishness of any so-called "turn to
religion," reminding us that the religious has always been in the air.
Rather than defensively insist on religion?s spectrality, psychoanalysis
breaks with modernity?s political anxiety in exposing the material truth of
what is at stake: belief as such. To what extent does the well-trodden
intersection of psychoanalysis and religion, the unconscious and faith,
demand a radical break from the politics of resignation that has of late
dominated our political landscape?
The New Contemplative Review, a journal formed to promote scholarship on the interface between culture and spirituality, seeks articles for its second issue, on Catholicism, due to appear in January 2005. It is hoped that this issue will explore themes relating to the histories, spiritualities, ideologies and material constructions of Catholicism in both past and contemporary cultures: subjectivity and meaning, as well as ideology, faith and questioning, bodies and the Church, medieval and medievalist accounts of Catholicism: issues of power and relationship between Catholics and non-Catholics: the Catholic Church in fiction and life-writing: the public presence of the Church in past and present.
CALL FOR PAPERS
TOPIC: Mel Gibson's: The Passion of the Christ
Deadline for submissions: August 27, 2004.
Daniel Burston, Ph.D.
Rebecca De Nova
Department of Psychology
University of Pittsburgh
Please submit papers that address Mel Gibson's film, The Passion of the
Christ from a
historical, theological, political, philosophical, psychological,
literary and/or artistic perspective.
Call for Essays: Victorian Medievalism (6/1/04; collection)
Essays with a focus on Swinburne or Browning or religion are solicited for a
Victorian medievalism collection under contract with Palgrave. Essays
should be appropriate for interdisciplinary undergraduate courses dealing
with Victorian medievalism and should not concern Arthurian or gothic
material. Please send questions and essays to lhollow_at_frc.mass.edu and
jpalmgren_at_saintpauls.edu. Completed essays (4000-5000 words) in Chicago
style should be received by June 1.
Asst. Prof. of English
Saint Paul's College
115 College Dr.
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Contemporary Structures of Renunciation
The Austrian Group for Applied Texts (Gruppe fuer angewandte Texte – GFAT)
is preparing an essay collection that will focus on structures of
renunciation within our contemporary society.
Accordingly, we welcome contributions from cultural and literary theorists
as well as from psychoanalysts, theologians and from other disciplines.
The short essays can relate to: sacrifice, martyrs, new consumer habits,
certain representations of pain and suffering in media etc. The
contributions will be published in English as well as in German
CALL FOR PAPERS: Finding the OX: Buddhism and American Culture (7/1/04)
The editors invite proposals of essays for a book on Buddhism and
American culture. Aimed at a readership across a wide range of
disciplines, Finding the Ox: Buddhism in American Culture will collect
essays that test and play with disciplinary boundaries between Literary
Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies
and Queer Theory. The proposed papers engage theoretical problems, offer
close readings of specific texts, or (most fruitfully) ground
speculative debates within the practice of mindful reading. Specific
essays in the volume may consider: