category: religion

Allegory Studies? (7 November 2013; proposals 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

GLOBAL RESEARCH JOURNAL ON HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE,V1,N1

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE
contact email: 
domonikr@gmail.com

Global Research Journal On Humanities And Social Science is an international peer-reviewed academic research journal, which has a interdisciplinary approaches.

Islam and Postcolonial Literature – Edited collection of essays

full name / name of organization: 
Esra Mirze Santesso and James McClung / University of Georgia
contact email: 
santesso@uga.edu / jmcclung@uga.edu

Religion has long been a marginal topic in postcolonial studies.

[UPDATE] Zora Neale Hurston: Art, Religion, and the History of the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Regennia N. Williams / The Journal of Traditions and Belief
contact email: 
r.williams@csuohio.edu

The Initiative for the Study of Religion and Spirituality in the History of Africa and the Diaspora (RASHAD) is seeking contributions for a special issue of

The Journal of Traditions and Beliefs

Zora Neale Hurston: Art, Religion, and the History of the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Regennia N. Williams / The Journal of Traditions and Belief
contact email: 
r.williams@csuohio.edu

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was an anthropologist, a novelist, a folklorist, a playwright, and a history maker in her own right.

(Re)Presenting the Archive [Update - Registration OPEN]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

NeMLA Italian Studies - 2014 Special Issue: The Jewish Experience in Contemporary Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Balma / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
philip.balma@uconn.edu

[UPDATE] Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 20, 2013

Time & Temporality Workship

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
Ben.Davies@port.ac.uk

Participants:

Professor Mark Currie (Queen Mary, University of London)

Dr Jana Funke (University of Exeter)

Michael O’Rourke (Independent College Dublin)

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for WSQ CFP: DEBT Issue

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

ISSUE OF WSQ , SPRING 2014 – DEBT
Guest Editors – Meena Alexander and Rosalind Petchesky

CALL FOR PAPERS

(UPDATE) Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Artscapes Group - University of Kent
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

University of Kent, 27-28 June 2013

Call for Papers

CFP: Folklore and Mythology panel at PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rahima@gwu.edu

Concepts of, and related to, folklore and mythology are seemingly greater than ever, and as such we embrace a wide variety of takes on the panel's theme.

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2013.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs. or cascajournal@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art.

[new deadline: 30 April 2013] Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2

Keynotes:

- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

Making and Breaking the Rules: Discussions, Implementation and Consequences of Dominican Legislation (Deadline: 31 Aug 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornelia Linde / German Historical Institute London
contact email: 
linde@ghil.ac.uk

Recent scholarship has started to address underexplored questions concerning the regulative and organisational structures of religious orders in the Middle Ages.

[UPDATE] Anemoi, Undergraduate Pre-Modern Journal - SUBMISSIONS DUE: MARCH 18

full name / name of organization: 
New College of Florida
contact email: 
info@anemoijournal.com

Anemoi is a new peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies being published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members.

[Deadline Extended] Literature, Space and Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

3.2 ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

DEADLINE 3/15 Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be distinguished professor and Waldo W. Neikirk Chair for Innovative Undergraduate Education, Robert N. Watson.

REMINDER--MMLA 2013 Special Session (Proposed): Is the Artist Present?: Post-Modern Conceptions of the Author (Nov. 7-10)

full name / name of organization: 
W Brett Wiley (MVNU)
contact email: 
bwiley1@mvnu.edu

This is a CFP for a proposed special session at the 2013 M/MLA Conference in Milwaukee, to be held Nov. 7-10.

City Margins, City Memories. Deadline for Proposals: 7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
School of Modern Languages & School of Philosophy & Religion, Bangor University & Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies
contact email: 
cityconference@bangor.ac.uk

First Call for Papers

CITY MARGINS, CITY MEMORIES

Date: Monday 7 April – Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies,

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

Integrating Ecocriticism in New and Established Curricula - MLA 2014 Special Session (January 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite papers on theory and best practices of introducing ecological themes and/or ecocritical discourse into literature and content-based language curricula.

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

Fall Stories Conference — 18th-19th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zohar Hadroi-Allouche / University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
zohar@abdn.ac.uk

A Call For Papers

Fall narratives: an interdisciplinary perspective

18th-19th June 2014, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/22/2013.

full name / name of organization: 
The CEA Critic
contact email: 
cea.critic@unco.edu

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/23/2013.

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Event 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

Update: Deadline for submissions is fast approaching! Please submit by 15th March.

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

[UPDATE] Adam's Dream: Imaginative Incarnations in the Long Eighteenth Century, 13th-14th April 2013, University of Cambridge

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge, Faculty of English
contact email: 
cambridgegradconference@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions: 15th March 2013

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

REMINDER (Deadline: March 15): MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film
Theory; new interpretations; unexpected angles. We invite papers at the intersection of cognitive studies and the moving image. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu) and Lisa Zunshine (lisa.zunshine@gmail.com).

PANEL 2
Cognitive Historicist Approaches to Literature
Papers examining literary works (across cultural traditions) in relation to the ideas about the mind circulating when the works were produced. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu).

English 1700 to Present (PAMLA, November 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

[UPDATE] Zionisms Past, Present, and Future (MLA Chicago, January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Jewish Cultural Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
gbe2@nyu.edu

The Zionist imagination in global literatures and cultures. Potential topics: pre- or proto-Zionist texts, Christian Zionism, post-Zionism, Israel and its others.

Critical Animal Studies Conference (June 20-22, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

2013 CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS/NOMINATIONS
12th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies

June 20-22, 2013
Site: Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC)

Teaching Global Shakespeares -- SAMLA 2013 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhilb@emory.edu

“Global Shakespeare” is a trendy topic in early modern scholarship, but how can we best translate it into effective teaching?

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