category: religion

Monsters: Subject, Object, Abject, 12-13 April 2012 (Deadline for abstracts 1 Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest/Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

This two-day interdisciplinary, cross-period conference will explore humanity’s perennial fascination with the monstrous.

CFP - 'Revenge/Vengeance' - **Deadline extended to 3rd October**

full name / name of organization: 
Forum, Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts (www.forumjournal.org)
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org


Forum Issue 13: Revenge
www.forumjournal.org/cfp
Deadline: 3rd October 2011

2nd Global Conference:Femininities & Masculinities (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Femininities & Masculinities

Thursday 3rd May – Saturday 5th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

NEMLA 2012 Must We Forget to Forgive? Analyzing Forgiveness in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

Abstract:

10th Global Conference:Violence (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Violence

Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

[REMINDER] Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period, January 20, 2012, The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchest

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Durrant and Naya Tsentourou / The University of Manchester
contact email: 
historicizing.performance@manchester.ac.uk

This one-day academic conference aims to bring together scholars working on all aspects of performance in the early modern period (taken broadly to include the fifteenth to the early eighteenth centur

3rd Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pain3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Pain

Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

7th Global Conference: Cybercultures (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Cybercultures

Thursday 3rd May – Saturday 5th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

4th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Evil, Women and the Feminine

Sunday 6th May – Tuesday 8th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue, New York, New York)
November 10-11, 2011

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism
Keynote Speakers: Peter Brooks &David Konstan

Chaos: Transformative Power, Antagonistic Liberator and Threatening Master

full name / name of organization: 
More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness
contact email: 
morethanthought@hotmail.com

Chaos has long been a tormentor as much as a liberator. In addition, it has been a master by way of intimidation and fostering dread.

Eastern Religions in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS, April 19-22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of Tennessee
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Submissions are being accepted for a panel that discusses depictions of or references to Eastern religious traditions (e.g. Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, etc.) in ethnic U.S. texts.

Religious Transnationalism in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS, April 19-22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of Tennessee
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Given the connection between many religions to specific geographical locations outside of the United States (for example: Jerusalem, Rome, Mecca, the Ganges, Tepeyac, etc.), religious practice can be seen as a common and powerful means of transnational experience in the U.S.

Intellectual Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Special Session)
contact email: 
amariem@umich.edu

Call for papers: Intellectual Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

International Folkloristics Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Dundes, Alan (founding editor) / Mieder, Wolfgang (series editor); Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

This series, originally founded by Alan Dundes and edited by Wolfgang Mieder, includes theoretical studies of any genre or aspect of folklore.

South Asian Literature, Arts, and Culture Studies Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Moumin Quazi, Ph.D., Series Editor; Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

The South Asian Literature, Arts and Culture Studies series is currently inviting submissions of at least 40,000 words from scholars working in the field of South Asian Studies, with a particular inte

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Nov 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc E. Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a single sentence: "The production may attempt to entertain audiences for an evening, but the The Book of Mormon as a volume of scripture will change people's lives forever by bringing them closer to Christ."

4th Global Conference: Heavy Fundamentalisms: Music, Metal and Politics (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Heavy Fundamentalisms: Music, Metal and Politics

Wednesday 9th May – Friday 11th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

6th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil and the State (

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ees6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil and the State

Sunday 6th May – Tuesday 8th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: The Patient (May 2012, Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
patient2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Patient

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

[UPDATE} Performing Religion in Public (abstracts due 9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Edelman, Claire Marie Chambers, Simon du Toit
contact email: 
performingreligioninpublic@gmail.com

Performing Religion in Public: Acts of faith in the public sphere

Kennesaw State University's World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

In consideration of the revolutionary wave in the Middle East with the ongoing “Arab Spring” there and in China with calls for a “Jasmine Revolution,” the 2012 World Literature Conference at K

BSECS 41st Annual Conference (proposals due soon!)

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

*online submission and registration is now open*

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
41st Annual Conference

January 4-6, 2012

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K

19th Century American Literature at CEA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 19th Century American Literature at CEA 2012

March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

CFP: Supernatural (TV series) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture
SWTX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

New Voices, a Graduate English Conference Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

CFP:3rd Global Conference, Experiencing Prison, May 2012, Prage, Czech Republic.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Thursday 10th May – Saturday 12th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd global Conference, Ethical Living: Ethics and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
el2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Ethical Living: Ethics in Everyday Life

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Area, Arab Culture in the U.S.

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
lutfi_hussein@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at
the 33rd Annual Conference of the

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012

[UPDATE] Dissecting the Lower Sensorium: Understanding Smell, Taste, and Touch in Renaissance Literature (NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Kennedy & Christopher Madson
contact email: 
kennedy.623@buckeyemail.osu.edu cjmadson@buffalo.edu

This NeMLA seminar (March 15-18, 2012 in Rochester, NY) will examine Renaissance drama and poetry via the history of the lower sensorium—the senses of smell, taste, and touch.

C-19: Re-Inventing the First Great Awakening, April 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Zach Hutchins/Brigham Young University
contact email: 
hutchinz@byu.edu

The 2012 C19 conference theme, “Prospects: A New Century,” suggests a forward glance, but many writers of the nineteenth century sought to frame nineteenth-century social movements, such as the re

"Women Writers and Interdisciplinarity" C19: Berkeley, CA, 12-15 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
sharon.harris@uconn.edu and mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

CFP: Women Writers and Interdisciplinarity
C19: "Prospects: A New Century"
Berkeley, CA, 12-15 April 2012
For more information about the conference: http://c19americanists.org/conference/

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