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CALL FOR PAPERS: Unruly Catholic Women
Recent events have led to reappraisals of religion and spirituality.
This creates an opportunity to collect in one volume the different and
differing perspectives and interpretations of what it means to be
religious or spiritual today. Essays intended for an international
audience are therefore solicited for inclusion in a collection
tentatively entitled "Uniqueness and Versatility: Cross-Cultural
Expressions of Spirituality". The book is to bring together innovative
but readable explorations of religious, mythological, cosmological and
INTERFACES, a bilingual French/English journal, invites essays for a
series of issues focusing upon the representational role of narrative in
religious traditions, whether in word or image. The issues will be
concerned especially with narrative's irreducible functions and with the
need within traditions for certain basic narratives to be re-told. Essays
may focus upon narratives from any major religious tradition; those that
foster dialogue between traditions-for example, by taking up tales common
to more than one-are especially welcome. The journal's plural title
announces its particular commitment to scholarship that explores
CALL FOR PAPERS
Announcement of a Call for Papers to Appear in a New Collection
Negotiating the Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Literature
Essays are now being accepted for a new publication of essays, presently
entitled Negotiating the Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Literature.
These essays should consider the relationship between the sacred and
profane in the poetry, prose, and/or dramatic literature of the early
modern period. Essays might focus on a specific work or consider
broader issues and their relationship to one or more early modern
Please send a one-page abstract, in hardcopy or by e-mail, to Dr. Mary
A. Papazian by September 15, 2003.
Toni Morrison and the Bible:
Proposals are requested for a contracted collection of essays on Toni
Morrison and the Bible. Papers may deal with any of Morrison's texts
and approach her use of the Bible from the standpoints of Judaism or
Christianity as well as from other religions/practices that may
intersect with or challenge what might be considered the dominant
theological discourse. I am particularly looking for a broad range in
topics, both in the approach taken and inthe texts the essays treat.
Ideally, I would like the collection to include some solidly theoretical
essays as well as some more traditional pieces of literary criticism.
Psalms in the Early Modern World
Proposals are invited for a volume on Psalms in the Early Modern World.
We seek essays from a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplinary
approaches that examine the uses and effects of Psalms throughout the
early modern world, including (but not limited to):
AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the
cultural spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and
rigorously explored within both global and local contingencies of the
present and the past.
AMERICAN@ accepts submissions from all research fields related with
American Literature, Culture, Society and History. AMERICAN@ is currently
accepting paper submissions for its Fall-2003 and Spring-2004 issues
(click on the Notice Board button). All submissions received after
submission deadlines could be considered for subsequent issues.
Studies in Puritan American Spirituality is an interdisciplinary annual that
focuses on the history and theology of Puritan America; the form that
spirituality was given by the writers, artists, artisans, and composers of
Puritan America; and the influence of Puritan America on later generations.
In the past, this journal has provided a venue not only for articles about
such Puritan figures as Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor, John Cotton, Ezra
Ripley, William Billings, Johann Beissel, and others, but has also published
numerous articles about such later figures as Emily Dickinson, Rebecca
Harding Davis, William James, etc. We invite you to submit your article for
> CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS
> to a special issue of Journal of Religious History entitled 'Lay
> Devotion and the Urban Setting in Early Modern Europe'.
> This is a call for contributors of articles to a special issue of the
> Journal of Religious History. The issue is to be dedicated to the
> theme of the elusive yet vital relationship between the devotional
> practices of the European laity and the urban context of such lay