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What's Jewish About Death (Special Issue of Shofar)

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:55am
Laura Limonic, SUNY Old Westerbury; Tahneer Oksman, Marymount Manhattan College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Call for Papers: What’s Jewish about death? - A Special Issue of SHOFAR: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

Guest Editors: Laura Limonic, Assistant Professor of Sociology, SUNY Old Westbury; Tahneer Oksman, Assistant Professor of Academic Writing, Marymount Manhattan College

Journal Editors: Eugene Avrutin, University of Illinois; Ranen Omer-Sherman, University of Louisville

Melville at 200

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:17am
Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

“Melville at 200”

Chapters solicited for inclusion in an anthology titled Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present

updated: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:56pm
Jami Carlacio, PhD, Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 3, 2018

Chapters are solicited for inclusion in an edited volume titled Activism in the Name of God: Religion and Black Feminist Public Intellectuals from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.

 

Please send inquiries to Jami.Carlacio@yale.edu before submitting a proposal

 

The International Conference on the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:17am
INTESDA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 20, 2018

We cordially welcome you to join us Saturday and Sunday, September 1-2, 2018 for the International Conference on the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability (ICOHS 2018) at the Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan.

This is a small, international, peer-reviewed conference with a limited number of oral and poster presentation time slots. We encourage all interested participants to submit presentations as early as possible. Please note that submissions and registration will close when the event has reached its capacity.

The Problem with God: Christianity and Literature in Tension

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:09am
Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

 

The Problem with God:

Christianity and Literature in Tension

Harvard Divinity Scool, Cambridge, MA, March 29-30, 2019

An International Meeting of the

Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL)

Organizers: Matthew Potts (Harvard Divinity School) and

Gregor Thuswaldner (North Park University)

 

Literature of / about the Christian Right

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:18pm
Christianity & Literature (journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Special Issue of Christianity & Literature

 

“Literature of / about the Christian Right” 

Guest Editor: Christopher Douglas (University of Victoria)

 

The Times ‘best-seller’ list was misleading. Evangelical books were often outselling the Times’ best-sellers. But the paper did not bother to count sales in religious bookstores. The people hurt most weren’t evangelical authors (our books sold anyway); rather, the losers were Democratic Party leaders and other liberal readers of the ‘paper of record’ who were blindsided by subsequent events. The Times’ readers were not given a heads-up about what was going on ‘out there.’ 

– Frank Schaeffer, Crazy for God

 

Edited Volume on Religious Nationalism in South Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:16am
Dr. Avishek Ray
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 8, 2018

The importance of religion in contemporary debates ranging from nationalism to its place in the public sphere is exceedingly being felt. Nations -- referred to as imagined communities (c.f. Anderson) -- speak to the profound need for both legitimacy and belonging(ness), often articulated through one’s religious vis-a-vis ethnic identities in the modern world. This volume will explore this issue by focusing on the relationships between religion, geo-politics and the articulation of nationalism in the context of South Asia.

Printers, Their Social Networks, and the Public Sphere.

updated: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:37am
RSA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

For a proposed panel at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America 2019 (Toronto, 17 -19 March): I am seeking papers on early modern printers. Our modern sense of publishers as (more often than not) merely profiting from the creative agency of authors obscures the meaningful role early printers had in cultural production, politics (conservative and radical), the reception of major works, and the establishment of a public sphere. Printers sometimes simply sought sales, but they also often specialized and promoted particular agendas.

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