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Healing and Reconciliation in Performance and Religion

updated: 
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 9:10am
Performance, Religion and Spirituality (Journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality

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Call for Papers for a special issue, vol. 2, no. 2:

Healing and Reconciliation in Performance and Religion

 

CFP: Fourth Issue of The New Americanist/Special Feature Section: "American Studies in the Archive"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
The New Americanist (University of Warsaw)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 19, 2019

Special Feature Section: “American Studies in the Archive”

The New Americanist seeks articles for its fourth issue’s special feature section “American Studies in the Archive.” Articles whose framework largely depends on archival materials, or which theorize the role of the archive – either historically or in current practice – will be considered. Special consideration will be given to articles which take race, transnational, LGBTQ, or disability studies approaches.

The Female Frame: Biopolitics and Wellbeing in Australian and Global Perspective

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
The Australian Women's History Network
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

The Australian Women’s History Network

2019 Symposium

The Australian Women’s History Network 2019 Symposium will focus on the female frame and contemporary approaches to wellbeing in local and global perspective.

We use the phrase “female frame” as a catalyst for discussion on the way bodies are socially constructed and gendered. Our focus stretches from the individual subject to the national body, and we place these bodies alongside biopolitics and wellbeing to open a conversation around legacy and impact.

Religion in American Literature (San Diego, CA; Nov. 14-17, 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This session examines the relationship between religion and American literature. In particular, it welcomes papers that explore the topic of theodicy in contemporary American literature. How have the events following 9/11, and the developments in post-secular and trauma studies made the question of theodicy a more vital, urgent topic in our contemporary moment? How has 9/11 transformed the ways in which Americans think about the problem of evil? How has this event and other acts of terror influenced our cultural imaginations of suffering and death? How have contemporary American writers contributed to the conversations about the presence or absence of God in suffering?