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UPDATE: Postwar Jewish Literatures (Belgium) (2/20/06; 11/6/06-11/7/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
Philippe Codde

*Response, Remembrance, Representation:
A Dialogue between Postwar Jewish Literatures*
Universities of Antwerp and Ghent, 6-7 November 2006

*Extended deadline for submission: 20 February 2006.
Speakers: Emily Budick, Michael F Bernard-Donals, Bridget Kevane,
Phyllis Lassner, Cheryl Malcolm, Thomas Nolden, Ranen Omer-Sherman,
Derek Rubin, Sue Vice, and others.*

Papers are invited for a two-day comparative literature conference on
postwar Jewish writing in North America and Western Europe.

CFP: Theology and Religious Studies or Theology vs Religious Studies? (UK) (1/31/06; 7/6/06-7/7/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:45pm
Darlene Bird

CALL FOR PAPERS

Theology and Religious Studies or Theology vs Religious Studies?
St Anne's College, University of Oxford, 6-7 July 2006-01-18

Call for papers deadline: 31 January 2006

Keynote speakers: David Ford (Cambridge), Kim Knott (Leeds), Gavin
D'Costa (Bristol), James Cox (Edinburgh)

Papers are welcome on a range of topics including (but not limited to):
the Relationship between Theology and Religious Studies; the Future of
Theology; the Future of Religious Studies; the Place of Theology /
Religious Studies in the University; Teaching Theology (trends and
methods); Teaching Religious Studies (trends and methods).

CFP: North American Conference on British Studies: Economics and Aesthetics (1/25/06; 11/17/06-11/19/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Kimberly Suzann Latta

Call for Papers
Panel Proposal: Economics and Aesthetics

North American Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting
Boston, Mass. November 17-19, 2006

Papers on any and all topics pertaining to economics and aesthetics
(for example, papers on: money/finance/capital and painting, poetry,
gardens, sculpture, architechture, religious iconography; coins, paper
money, representations of property or exchange or trade) are invited
for a panel at the NACBS conference in Boston.

Paper titles, abstracts, and authors' addresses are due to Kimberly
Latta (kslatta_at_gmail.com) by Jan 25, 2006.

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/American Culture Association (no deadline noted; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:38pm
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

Proposals, abstracts and papers in Religion and Popular Culture are asked
for Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/Ameerican Culture Association Oct. 27-28 2006.
Particularly interested in papers on Mel Gibson's The Passion, the Left Behind
Series by Tim LaHaye, and the conservative religious critique of modern
culture as well as responses to that critique. Contact Richard Currie at
RCu8598882_at_aol.com or currie @postbox. csi. cuny. edu.

CFP: Christ in Contemporary Cultures (3/31/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:48pm
Gregor Thuswaldner

Christ in Contemporary Cultures: A Cultural Studies Conference
at Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, September 28-30, 2006

Hosted by Gordon College, Center for Christian Studies and partially
funded by the Lilly Foundation Endowment, Inc.

 
Conference Organizers:
Brian Johnson, Ph.D. and Gregor Thuswaldner, Ph.D.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. CORNEL WEST, Princeton University

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Faith, Belief and Community (2/28/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Julie Barr

eSharp is the online journal for social sciences, arts and humanities postgraduates based at the University of Glasgow. It is a peer-reviewed journal that aims to provide a critical but supportive entry into the world of academic publishing.

The first six issues are currently online at www.sharp.arts.gla.ac.uk and we are now looking for submissions for the seventh edition to be launched in May 2006. We welcome papers from postgraduates working in all areas.

The theme of the seventh edition is:

Faith, Belief and Community

Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP: Dispensational Spirituality (2/28/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 3:12pm
Mark S. Sweetnam

Call for Papers
Contributions are invited for an interdisciplinary volume of essays dealing with
aspects of dispensationalist spirituality. The aim of the volume is to
investigate the wider theological, social and cultural implications of
Dispensational eschatology. Contributions dealing with particular groups, or
with a focus beyond North America, Ireland and the U.K. will be especially
welcome.

Contributions should be 6,000 – 7,000 words in length, and should be footnoted,
using a short title system, in accordance with the Turabian guidelines.

Abstracts should be submitted before February 28, 2006, to sweetnam_at_tcd.ie.

CFP: Death & Resurrection: Aspects & Approaches (grad) (UK) (3/1/06; 4/12/06-4/13/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
Kenneth Clarke

The Second Oxford Graduate Medieval Conference will be held at Lincoln College, Oxford (UK) on April 12th and 13th, 2006.
Graduate papers are invited on topics related to all aspects of death and resurrection in the middle ages and the early modern period.
Contributions are welcome from diverse fields such as history of art, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers will be 20 minutes or less.
Please send 250 word abstracts in the body of your email (no attachments please) to oxgradconf_at_gmail.com by March 1 2006.

Suggested themes might include:-

CFP: Interdisciplinary Essays on the Apotropaic (2/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Gregory Marks

Call for Essays

 

Seeking essays for an interdisciplinary collection tentatively titled “The Shield of Perseus: Essays on the Apotropaic.”

 

The apotropaic (Gr., “to turn away from”) constitutes a class of rituals intended to ward off evil. Jane Ellen Harrison investigated their presence in ancient Greek religion, but the term has wide application in the humanities. The apotropaic often uses the horrible to repel the horrible (e.g., the evil eye, the head of Medusa); thinkers as diverse as Freud, Paglia, Derrida, and Spivak have found it a topic worthy of comment.

 

CFP: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Natasha Duquette

Please see, below, the Call for Papers for a session on Mary Anne
Schimmelpenninck at the Canadian Congress of Social Sciences and
Humanities.=20

Call for Papers: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic
Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06) =20

Christianity and Literature Study Group Conference=20
Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities=20
York University=20
Toronto, Ontario=20
May 27-30, 2006=20

CFP: African Americans and The Catholic Church (1/28/06; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Iyer, Nalini

SEATTLE UNIVERSITY

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AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH-A CONFERENCE

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CALL FOR PAPERS

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The Gaffney Chair for Endowed Mission and the Center for the Study of =
Justice in Society jointly present and invite contributions to a =
Conference on AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. The conference =
will be held at Seattle University from April 27-29, 2006.

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CFP: Postwar Jewish Literatures (Belgium) (1/31/06; 11/6/06-11/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:23pm
Philippe Codde

*Response, Remembrance, Representation:
A Dialogue between Postwar Jewish Literatures*
Universities of Antwerp and Ghent, 6-7 November 2006

Papers are invited for a two-day comparative literature conference on
postwar Jewish writing in North America and Western Europe.

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American Women's Writing (12/15/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American
Women's Writing

How did anti-Calvinist religious movements (with a new belief in progress
and human perfectability) condition reformist American literature by women
during the period 1840-1895? Of particular interest are works that exposed
and criticized industrial working conditions, such as Rebecca Harding
Davis's Life in the Iron Mills, but papers on any reformist women's
writing works from this period are welcome.

Please submit a 300-word abstract by December 15th to:

CFP: Comparative Hebraisms (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
chayaesther_at_neo.tamu.edu

CFP: Comparative Hebraisms (3/1/06; 10/12/06-10/14/06)
2006 RMMLA Convention Tucson, AZ ~ October 12-14, 2006
Accepting proposals for papers that incorporate any aspect of Hebrew
literature, rhetoric, philosophy, history, politics, culture,
personalities, linguistics, etc., especially in comparison/contrast to
other cultures. Email proposals of no more than 250 words to
kflacy_at_tamu.edu by March 1, 2006.

Kathleen Flacy
Texas A & M University
Department of Language and Literature
College Station, TX 77843-4227
979-204-6004
kflacy_at_tamu.edu

CFP: Faith, Knowledge and the Interface of Epistemologies (2/10/06; 5/4/06-5/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
William C Mitchell

CALL FOR PAPERS

University of Washington Graduate Conference for Interdisciplinary Studies
May 4-5, 2006
Submission Deadline: February 10, 2006

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Faith, Knowledge and the Interface of Epistemologies
Speaker: Robert Michel Pyle
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CFP: Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Meredith J. Donaldson

Panel Proposal for:

=93Permeability and Selfhood=94=20
McGill University, Montreal=20
12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature=20

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Painting about Poetry, Singing about Sculpture:=20

Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts

=93If you assert that painting is dumb poetry, then the painter may call =
poetry blind painting=85

Music is not to be regarded as other than the sister of painting=85

The poet remains far behind the painter with respect to the =
representation of corporeal things, and with respect to invisible =
things, he remains behind the musician.=94

(Leonardo, On Painting)

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UPDATE: Between the Sacred and the Profane (12/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Murray, Sarah Jane

Update: "Between the Sacred and the Profane: Medieval Renaissance and Performance" (Peer-reviewed)

Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance seeks essays for a special issue, to be guest-edited by Dr. K. Sarah-Jane Murray and Dr. Sinda K. Vanderpool. We welcome essays that explore performance in, and performative aspects of, medieval and Renaissance drama, poetry, and literature. We particularly encourage submissions exploring the relationship 'between the sacred and the profane.' Given that many medieval/Renaissance non-drama works were composed to be performed aloud, the editors will consider submissions focusing on a variety of genres. Popular performances, including non-manuscript based traditions, are also appropriate subjects.

CFP: Language, Mysticism, and Iconography: Exploring the Cultural Interface Between East and South Asia (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:18pm
Julie

PLEASE POST, THANKS!

American Comparative Literature Association Conference 2006
(Princeton University, March 23-26)

Seminar-panel

Language, Mysticism, and Iconography: Exploring the Cultural Interface
Between East and South Asia
Seminar Organizer(s) and Chairs: Helen Asquine Fazio, and V.G. Julie Rajan,
Rutgers University

CFP: Religion and Nation (1/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:27pm
echilds

CALL FOR PAPERS

RELIGION AND NATION

A NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Friday April 7 - Saturday April 8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: John Caputo (Syracuse)
"Beyond Sovereignty: The Weakness of God and the Postmodern Situation"
Reading by Diane Glancy (Macalester College)
Website: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus/
Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2006

CFP: Levinas and the Political (1/15/06; 5/12/06-5/14/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:25pm
Sol Neely

Scholars across the disciplines are pleased to announce the formation of The
Levinas Society. Inspired by Lithuanian-born Jewish philosopher and Talmudic
commentator Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) and contemporary Levinas scholarship,
we propose developing a formal society to coordinate and enhance critical work
and collaboration across the academic disciplines. The goal of this society is
to facilitate a broad and dynamic community of persons working toward effecting
the ethical in political, feminist, religious, critical, literary, pedagogical
and philosophical realms.

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