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CFP: [Religion] "Goddeses in World Culture"

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 6:14pm
Patricia Monaghan

For a three-volume set to be issued by Praeger in 2009, essays on speciific
goddesses and their significance in art, literature, medicine, or other areas. Essays
on goddesses of Asia, Africa and the Americas especially sought. Contact editor
for complete information.

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UPDATE: [Religion] Harriet Beecher Stowe and 19thC Religious Communities EXTENDED! (1/25/08; ALA 5/22-5/25/08)

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 2:59am
Ryan C. Cordell

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society will be sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American
Literature Association (ALA) Conference, held May 22-25, 2008 in San Francisco. More
information about the conference is available here:
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/

More information about the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society and our panels is available here:
www.stowesociety.org

CFP: [Religion] UCLA Southland Conference: Genre Matters

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 6:35am
Laura Haupt and Sam See

19th Annual UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Conference Title: Genre Matters
Conference Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Lowell Gallagher, UCLA Department of English

CFP: [Religion] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 4:16pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th, 2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may include:

CFP: [Religion] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:55pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Religion]

updated: 
Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 9:41pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH â€" extended deadline 22/01/08
A workshop exploring how life is managed, commodified and objectified
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Munk Centre at the University of Toronto.

UPDATE: [Religion] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:14pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

CFP: [Religion] Harriet Beecher Stowe and 19thC Religious Communities (1/10/08; ALA 5/22-5/25/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 2:20am
Ryan Cordell

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society will be sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American
Literature Association (ALA) Conference, held May 22-25, 2008 in San Francisco. More
information about the conference is available here:
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/

More information about the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society and our panels is available here:
www.stowesociety.org

"Harriet Beecher Stowe and 19th Century Religious Communities"

CFP: [Religion] Christianity and literature

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 4:43pm
John Sykes

The SE Conference on Christianity and Literature will be host its annual
meeting at Wingate University (twenty-five miles east of Charlotte, NC)
on Apr 10-12, 2008. We invite papers of 2000-2500 words on the
conference theme, "Christian Humanism in a Postmodern Age." Suitable
topics include:
*Contemporary fiction or poetry dealing with the future of Christianity
*Literary treatments of encounters between religions
*The emergence of postmodern themes in modern literature
*C.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, or other "public" Christian intellectuals
*Classic expressions of Christian humanism from any period.

Our keynote speaker is Ralph C. Wood. Submit papers to

CFP: [Religion] THE OLDEST CULTURAL ADAPTATION IN

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2007 - 8:35pm
mohammad mehdi zare

Suggests a theory in which religion supposed as a play which has been
translated into different languages in different ages for different
societies. The original text of this play is written by who is called
ALLAH (by Muslims), God (by Christians), Yasatas (in ancient Persian),
Yazdan and IZAD (in Persia). People, who believe in a creator, they have
a holly book and they believe that it is the word of god and he has sent
it to them by his prophets; Muslims’ book is called Koran, Christians’
book is called Gospel, Jewish book has called Tanach, and the
Zoroastrians’ book is Avesta. All of us pray and worship a creator ; we
all believe that when good people die, they go to a beautiful and calm

UPDATE: [Religion] Studies in English (Izmir/Turkey) (01/04/07; 04/16/08 â 04/18/08)

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 10:06am
Rezzan Kocaoner Silku

Call for Papers

Studies in English
Third International IDEA Conference
Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
16-18 April 2008

Call for Papers Deadline has been extended to: 4 January 2008

The Third International IDEA Conference will be held at Ege
University, Izmir, Turkey on 16-18 April 2008. The Conference
will be jointly hosted by Ege University, Department of English
Language and Literature, and English Language and Literature
Research Association of Turkey (IDEA). The Conference will cover
the following four main areas of studies in English:

Literature
Language and Linguistics
Translation Studies
Cultural Studies

CFP: [Religion] CFP: Religion, Faith, Spirituality: An Interdisciplinary and International Postgraduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2007 - 1:45pm
Nathan Abrams

Religion, Faith, Spirituality: An Interdisciplinary and International
Postgraduate Conference on the Past, Present and Future

25-26 June 2008

To be held by the Graduate School of the College of Arts and Humanities,
Bangor University, Wales.

Proposals for presentations are welcomed from postgraduates which consider,
but are not limited to, the following topics from the broad area of
religion, faith and spirituality:

UPDATE: [Religion] The Messianic (12/3/07; ACLA, 4/24/08-4/27/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 - 1:38am
Jay Twomey

Deadline extension: Abstracts now due Dec. 3, 2008

Second Comings and Strange Goings (On): Versions of the Messianic

Seminar Organizers:

Jay Twomey, University of Cincinnati (jay.twomey_at_uc.edu)
W. David Hall, Centre College (wdavid.hall_at_centre.edu)

CFP: [Religion] The Messianic (12/3/07; ACLA, 4/24/08-4/27/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 - 1:38am
Jay Twomey

Deadline extension: Abstracts now due Dec. 3, 2008

Second Comings and Strange Goings (On): Versions of the Messianic

Seminar Organizers:

Jay Twomey, University of Cincinnati (jay.twomey_at_uc.edu)
W. David Hall, Centre College (wdavid.hall_at_centre.edu)

UPDATE: [Religion] Graven Images Conference - Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels

updated: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 12:00am
A. David Lewis

Call for papers --

GRAVEN IMAGES:
RELIGION IN COMIC BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
April 11-13, 2008

Presented by the Luce Program in Scripture and Literary Arts and the New
England-Maritimes American Academy of Religion Boston University Department
of Religion

***Keynote Speaker: James Sturm (The Golem’s Mighty Swing, and James
Sturm’s America: God, Gold, and Golems)***

UPDATE: [Religion] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:00am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [Religion] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 8:03pm
Matt Hurwitz

The University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization is proud to
announce the speakers for our upcoming 2008 Graduate
Conference “Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in
Literature, Composition, and the Profession” to be held March 7-8. This
year’s speakers will be Patricia Bizzell, Meredith Hall, and Sharon
O’Dair. We are thrilled that they have all agreed to speak on various
aspects of the conference theme. See below for more detailed information
about each speaker.

We are also announcing a change to our proposal deadline; the new
deadline is Monday, December 10th by noon.

CFP: [Religion] Secular Religion: ACLA panel

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2007 - 3:36pm
Amy Smith

American Comparative Literature Association
"Arrivals and Departures"
Long Beach, CA
April 24-27, 2008
 
Seminar: "Secular Religion"
While the debate over secularization, which once seemed settled, has been
reopened, there is no question that religion has changed in the modern
age. The needs and desires expressed in religion, and elements that we
recognize from religion â€"- the desire for transcendence, ritual,
symbolism, the search for meaning, etc. â€"- take on new forms in the arts,
popular culture, theory (philosophy, psychology, anthropology, etc),
private life, politics, and other sites. This seminar concerns the

CFP: [Religion] American Saints and Sainthood in America

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2007 - 3:57pm
Heather Hartel

American Saints and Sainthood in America

Paper proposals on any and all aspects of Catholic sainthood in the
American context are being solicited for a panel on American Saints and
Sainthood in America for the 2008 Spring Conference of the American
Catholic Historical Association Conference to be held April 3-5, 2008 at
St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana.

UPDATE: [Religion]

updated: 
Friday, October 12, 2007 - 8:40am
Nina Sabolik

Demystifying Stigma: The Dilemma of Difference

CFP: [Religion] âRevelations: Discoveries in Sacred and Secular Literature & Artâ (1/21/08; 4/18-19/08)

updated: 
Friday, October 5, 2007 - 5:53pm
Heather Martin

CONFERENCE DATES: April 18-19, 2008 at Baylor University, Waco, TX

Literary scholars, philosophers, artists, and theologians from all faith
traditions have long investigated the capacity of both sacred and secular
literature and art to reveal meaning. We welcome individual papers and
panel proposals from graduate students that deal with various traditions
and such topics as how meaning is revealed, what is the content of the
revelation, and what are the origins of meaning.

Possible paper topics may include but are not limited to:

• Potential tension between creation of meaning and discovery of revelation

CFP: [Religion] Muslims, Race and the Public Sphere

updated: 
Friday, October 5, 2007 - 1:37am
Salah D. Hassan

Call for Papers

The 3rd Muslim Studies Conference
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

Conference Dates: April 3-5

Conference Title: “Muslims, Race and the Public Sphere”

Keynote Speakers: Mahmood Mamdani, Geneive Abdo, and Howard Winant

CFP: [Religion] The Messianic (11/15/07; ACLA, 4/24/08-4/27/08)

updated: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 2:37pm
Jay Twomey

Second Comings and Strange Goings (On): Versions of the Messianic

Seminar Organizers:

Jay Twomey, University of Cincinnati (jay.twomey_at_uc.edu)
W. David Hall, Centre College (wdavid.hall_at_centre.edu)

CFP: [Religion] Spiritual Passages –– Religion and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 6:55pm
Maryellen Potts

Call for Papers: College English Association National Conference
39TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE | PASSAGES

St. Louis, Missouri

March 27-29, 2008

PASSAGES
Inspired by the St. Louis Gateway Arch, CEA pays tribute to St. Louis and
to the many pioneers who passed through its threshold, risking the world
they knew for nothing more (or less) than the promise of a new beginning.
Our theme for the 2008 conference is PASSAGES.

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