category: religion

FINAL CALL: August Issue of Luvah

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
editor@mimes.is

Final call for papers for August issue of Luvah. Deadline for submissions is July 5 at midnight.

18th-19th C. American History and Culture: Document Studies

full name / name of organization: 
EBSCO Publishing (Salem Press)
contact email: 
jryan@ebscohost.com

Care in the Past: Archaeological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. 6th of October 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Archaeology, Durham University
contact email: 
careinthepast@googlemail.com

One of the major social challenges faced today is the provision of care for the elderly, the disabled and the young within society, with contemporary debates dominating local, national and global agen

Leeds 2013: Holy R&R: Rest, Recreation, and Retreat within the Religious Orders (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp / Communis: The Consortium for Medieval Monastic Studies
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

John Cassian famously declared that, like a hunter’s bow, the hermit must not remain taut: just as a bow must be unstrung to retain its flexibility, so must the holy man relax at times to retain his

The Maester's Chain: Essays on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Johnston and Jes Battis, University of Regina
contact email: 
susan.johnston@uregina.ca, jes.battis@uregina.ca

“A master forges his chain with study, he told me. The different metals are each a different kind of learning, gold for the study of money and accounts, silver for healing, iron for warcraft.

The Maester's Chain: Essays on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Johnston and Jes Battis, University of Regina
contact email: 
susan.johnston@uregina.ca, jes.battis@uregina.ca

“A master forges his chain with study, he told me. The different metals are each a different kind of learning, gold for the study of money and accounts, silver for healing, iron for warcraft.

Warscapes, an online magazine of literature, art and politics

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

The Social Construction of Beauty (vol. 2 no. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

[UPDATE] CFP Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Session English 1 Title: Travel in Medieval Literature. Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

Symposium on Turkey, European Union, Eurasia, Africa and Americas (17th November 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Organized by Bosphorus Research Center (BRC)
contact email: 
boreceuk@gmail.com

Bosporus Research Center is inviting PhD students, academics and any other interested parties to join the symposium on Turkey, European Union, Eurasia, Africa and Americas.

“PROBLEMATICS OF QUR’AN’S TRANSLATIONS IN THE SUB-CONTINENT”1. July 5,2012 Last date for Submission of Abstracts 2. July 21, 20

full name / name of organization: 
International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan
contact email: 
pqts@iiu.edu.pk

Translation of the Qur’an has been a challenging task from its very inception.

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

UPDATE: Bollywood and the Crises of Representation: Terrorism, Us, Them, and 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Cinema-Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

Materiality of Devotion and Piety: The Middle Ages and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University/ Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium
contact email: 
park307@purdue.edu

“The hooly blisful martyr for to seke,” is the alleged goal for the pilgrimage that structures Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

Reframing Ekphrasis: Comparative Literature Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Programme, King's College London
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Cheeke (University of Bristol)

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

Emerald Noir. On the trail of Irish crime fiction. 23-24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Studies Research Group (GREI) – University of Caen Basse-Normandie, FRANCE
contact email: 
alain.labau@unicaen.fr

Although crime fiction is often looked down upon as pure diversion if not dismissed as a mass product, it continues to attract an ever-growing readership.

Conference on the Black Experience (COBE)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Sciences - Paine College
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or cobe@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCE ON THE BLACK EXPERIENCE (COBE)
February 6 - 8, 2013
Paine College ~ Augusta, GA
School of Arts and Sciences
Contact email: cobe@paine.edu and ewilliams@paine.edu

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (collection of essays): 'The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond' (Submissions due by 31/08/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Vasiliki Zali and Dr Jessica Priestley
contact email: 
receptionofherodotus@yahoo.com

Translatio-Medieval Religion Conference--October 5-6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Organization, The Ohio State University
contact email: 
mrgsaosu@gmail.com

The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association at The Ohio State University is currently accepting abstracts for the first year of our annual conference, Translatio.

NeMLA: Eighteenth-Century Secularisms, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nbgarret@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Eighteenth Century Secularisms

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

[UPDATE] Love and Religion in Global Popular Culture 12/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

From reggae to Rumi (the bestselling poet in the United States across the 1990s), Bollywood to South Park, global popular music, fiction, film, poetry, and other media have extolled sacred love in rom

Economies of Abundance: Ethics, Aesthetics, and (New) Monastic Communities - Deadline 2 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cwalla3[at]luc.edu

In contexts of economic scarcity and social upheaval, visionaries often develop communities of contrasting values.

Perspectives on Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University Press and Roman & Littlefield
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Perspectives on Poe, a new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield), seeks book-length manuscripts on Poe's work, life, and/or influence from all literary/cultural/theoretical perspecti

The Edgar Allan Poe Review

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association and Penn State University Press
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Essays on Poe's work, life, and influence from all perspectives as well as original work influenced by Poe are welcome.

“Shakespeare and the Memory of a Lost Religion” (SAMLA 2012 panel); deadline June 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Stapleton - UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
stapleton@unc.edu

2012 SAMLA CONFERENCE CALLS FOR PAPERS. November 9-11, 2012 Research Triangle, North Carolina Special Focus: Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile.

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] - Literature After 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

**DEADLINE*EXTENSION** Deadline is now July 1st.

1st Global Conference: Connectivity in the 21st Century (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
connect1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Connectivity in the 21st Century

Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Presentations:

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

Sex and Spirit in the Works of William Blake: Sep 30 2012 deadline for Mar 2013 NeMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Guendel / Boston University
contact email: 
kareng@bu.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Shadowing the Divine and the Diabolical in Early Modern English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Marshelle Woodward and Claire Falck / Renaissance Society of America (Proposed Panel)
contact email: 
smwoodward@wisc.edu; cfalck@knox.edu

In Book V of Paradise Lost, Raphael aptly summarizes the difficulties of communicating sacred truths to the human consciousness: "how shall I relate / To human sense th’ invisible exploits / …; ho

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