Radical History Review invites submissions of abstracts for a forthcoming thematic issue exploring the subject of religion and its historical relations to politics, culture and society. We especially encourage proposals for articles with interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives.
Sound Effects: the Oral/Aural Dimensions of Literatures in English
University of St Andrews, 5-8 July 2006
First Call for Papers
A CFP was issued last year about a volume being put together that will examine
the relationship between classical and biblical ideas in Great Britain and
Western Europe in the early modern period (c1536-1702).
For various reasons some authors had to pull out, and we have lost contact with
others whose email has apparantly changed, and we were not given new contact
In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare and the Reformation" (co-edited with Glyn
Parry), the journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming
Annual Meeting of the MLA (Washington, D.C., December 27-30, 2004).
For both the MLA Session and the concomitant issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook we welcome proposals for papers that explore the ways in
which Shakespeare's plays and poems engage with the spiritual and
temporal consequences of religious change in Elizabethan and Jacobean
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The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a referred academic journal dedicated
to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and
emerging scholars, is currently soliciting submissions for an upcoming
special issue on:
RELIGION, SECULARISM, AND CULTURAL STUDIES
Guest Editors: Lori Branch and Everett Hamner
CALL FOR PAPERS, 'THE INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL WORLD
OF THE EARLY MODERN INNS OF COURT'
An international conference
Courtauld Institute, London
September 14-16, 2006
Sponsored by the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick.
*Sacred Tropes: Hebrew Bible, New Testament, and
Qur'an as Literary Works*
An important academic publisher has expressed great
interest in a collection of critical essays, *Hebrew
Bible, New Testament, and Qur'an as Literary Works.*
Well known scholars in the field from US, Canada, and
Europe are contributing. Seven out of the thirty
chapters are still needed.
Though much has been written about the Hebrew Bible
and New Testament, either individually or as a unit,
the combination of critical essays relating to all
three Abrahamic sacred texts does not occur.
The New ELN Announces Its Inaugural Issue:
"Literary History and the Religious Turn"
Call for Submissions
The editorship of "Mystics Quarterly," a peer-reviewed journal, will soon
be changing hands, and the new editors are very eager to receive
submissions on forms of mystical and visionary experience, especially
though not exclusively of the Western Middle Ages.
Call for Papers
Jesusland: An Issue (#72)
After the elections, comes the New Morality? That's the aim of the right-wing evangelicals who helped bring the Republican Party to power in the 2004 US elections. Beyond creating a third Bush administration, economic and religious conservatives now hold power in two branches of the federal government, control appointments to the judiciary, and dominate numerous state and local governments.