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Theology of Marilynne Robinson in a Postsecular Age

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:34am
American Literature Association (Boston; May 2019)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Marilynne Robinson has written widely-acclaimed novels and essays that explore the relationship between religion and culture.   Marilynne Robinson Society at the 2019 American Literature Association (ALA) Conference is soliticing proposals that examine how recent developments in post-secular studies can illuminate Robinson’s religious vision. Jurgen Habermas, Talal Asad, Charles Taylor, Jared Hickman, Tracy Fessensden, among other scholars, have led us to reconsider the secularization thesis and the ways in which it has shaped narratives of modernity. We ask how Robinson’s investigation of faith is especially relevant to the growing field of postsecular studies.

Love: Contemporary Perspectives in Literature, Philosophy and Theology, Tromsø, Norway, September 5-7 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:03am
Cassandra Falke/UiT-The Arctic University of Norway
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

What is love? Why is it so important in our lives? And why should we think about it? The subject of love is of enormous importance to our daily lives, as love sustains us and gives meaning to existence. Yet, love seems to be a theme that is underdeveloped in contemporary research. Whatever the reason for that is, love remains one of the central concepts in the history of Western thought. Not only does philosophy literally mean “love for wisdom,” but the discussion of the theme of love has been part philosophy’s inheritance since the time of Plato’s Symposium.

Critical Reflections on Contemporary Muslim Thought and Human Rights

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:39am
Journal of Contemporary Poetics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Call for Papers
Critical Reflections on Contemporary Muslim Thought and Human Rights
Journal of Contemporary Poetics
Vol. 2, Issue. 2
Journal of Contemporary Poetics is published by the Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Literature, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. This interdisciplinary journal welcomes articles and book reviews from various disciplines in Literature, Linguistics and other disciplines in Social Sciences and Humanities.

A Step Closer to Heaven: Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Theologies of the Afterlife. An Anthology of Essays.

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:35am
Emily Hamilton-Honey and Jennifer McFarlane Harris
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Call For Papers

 

A Step Closer to Heaven:

Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Theologies of the Afterlife. An Anthology of Essays.

 

Contacts:

Jennifer McFarlane Harris, Xavier University

Emily Hamilton-Honey, SUNY Canton

 

Contact e-mails:

mcfarlaneharrisj@xavier.edu, hamiltone@canton.edu

 

Abstract

 

Iroro: A Journal of the Faculty Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Volume 18

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:43pm
Faculty Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Iroro: A Journal of the Faculty Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.

Call for Papers

Interested scholars and practitioners are hereby invited to submit articles for review and possible publication  in Volume 18, Nos. 1&2 of Iroro.  The volume will be published in September,  2019.

Religion and Theatre Focus Group--Emerging Scholars Panel

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:29am
American Theatre in Higher Education Conference 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

American Theater in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference 2019

Orlando, FL

August 7-11, 2019

 

The ATHE Religion and Theatre Focus groups invites current and recent graduate students and/or independent scholars who have not yet presented at a major national conference to submit papers for its 2019 Emerging Scholars Panel.

 

Heresy and Free Speech

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:56am
International Society for Heresy Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Seeking Contributions for excommunicated (the newsletter of the International Society for Heresy Studies), Vol. 4, No. 2, 

Every heretic sooner or later faces issues of freedom of speech (or its opposite: censorship). While there may be mute heresies of a ritual nature, most of the time, heresy expresses itself in language, and it would not be termed heresy if this dissenting discourse were not in tension with normative ways of talking about faith, doctrine, and values.

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:18am
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. We have recently published our Winter 2018 issue. We will begin accepting submissions for our Winter 2019 issue in early November 2018.

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