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Religion and Jorge Luis Borges

updated: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 1:49pm
Max Ubelaker Andrade / University of Massachusetts Lowell
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel within the March 5-8 2020 NeMLA conference in Boston is dedicated to a discussion of the ways that religion intertwines with fiction in the work of Jorge Luis Borges. 

Your presentation might consider one or several of the following questions:

How did Jorge Luis Borges draw from and transform different theological traditions in his fiction and poetry?

Are there interesting relationships between Borges's fictionalized theologies and literary theory? How do they correspond to his ideas about fiction? 

Do different religious traditions respond to separate aspects of the author’s literary project, or do they overlap and combine? What functions to they serve? 

CFP: Good Omens: Nice and Accurate Analyses by Intelligent Writers

updated: 
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 9:59am
Erin Giannini
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Editors: Erin M. Giannini and Amanda Taylor 

 

Written as a collaboration between Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens(1990) had an active and long-term fanbase before the debut of the Amazon Prime miniseries. Its adaptation, brought to fruition by Gaiman as a promise to Pratchett before Pratchett’s 2015 death, however, has not only brought new fans into the fold, but increased the visibility of the original text.

 

Gender in Global Medieval Mysticism

updated: 
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Ashoka University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Gender in Global Medieval Mysticism

March 20-21, 2020

Ashoka University, Sonipat, Haryana, India

Keynote speakers:

Professor Liz Herbert McAvoy, Swansea University

Professor Sa'diyya Shaikh, University of Cape Town

Jerusalem the Holy city

updated: 
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 2:39pm
Stanford Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019

CFP: Jerusalem the Holy City

 

The Stanford University Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (CMEMS) is pleased to announce that we will sponsor three sessions at the 55th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 7-10, 2020). Among these are two linked panel sessions entitled “Jerusalem: The Holy City.” The first considers medieval imaginings of a distant Jerusalem across textual, visual, and material culture, while the second considers Jerusalem as an interreligious experience among Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

 

Call for panelists for AAS 2020: Religion and Technology in Asia

updated: 
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 1:46pm
Anu Thapa/ University of Iowa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 26, 2019

Looking for panelists for the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference in Boston, March 19-22, 2020. Below is the panel description:

This panel seeks to explore the intersections between religion and technology in Asian cultures and societies. Taking a broad view of religion, as lived and performative, the aim of this panel is to show how the theological, the technological and the anthropological intermingle to the point of indistinguishability in Asian cultures. The goal is to go beyond an instrumentalist approach wherein technology is enlisted into the service of religion and religious belief. I seek papers related (but not limited) to the following:

1) de/post colonial approach to religion, technology, secularism

Universities Studying Slavery 2019 Fall Symposium “The Academy’s Original Sin”

updated: 
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 1:33pm
University of Cincinnati/Xavier University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

When: October 9-12, 2019 

Where: Xavier University & The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 

Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati are proud to co-sponsor the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) Fall 2019 Symposium, entitled “The Academy’s Original Sin.” USS is a multi-institutional collaborative effort working to address historical and contemporary issues dealing with race and inequality in higher education and university communities, and the complicated legacies of slavery in modern American society.  

Irish religious diasporas 17th-21st century

updated: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 3:38pm
GIS EIRE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

"Irish Religious Diasporas from the 17th to the 21st century"

An international GIS EIRE conference jointly organized by the University of Caen Normandy (ERIBIA), the University of Lille (CECILLE) and IT Tallaght (AFIS)

May 14-15, 2020

 

2020 MVSA: Truth, Investigation, & Mystery

updated: 
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 6:45pm
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

2020 MVSA Conference

April 24-25—Chicago, Illinois

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference Extended Deadline CFP, Religion in American Literature

updated: 
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:19am
Haein Park, Biola University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS (First-Come, First-Served Extended Deadline Period)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

Conference Theme "Send in the Clowns"

Practical Matters Journal Issue 13: Love

updated: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:12pm
Palak Taneja, Issue Editor, Practical Matters
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

 

 

Issue 13 Call for Submissions

Love

Deadline: December 1, 2019

Practicalmattersjournal.org/submissions

 

Help Thou My (Un)Belief: Reading Belief in 20th- and 21st-century American Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:24pm
Sara Judy
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Call for Papers, for a panel at the next NeMLA conference, in Boston, March 5-8, 2020.

NeMLA’s theme this year will be: "Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures"

Help Thou My (Un)Belief: Reading Belief in 20th- and 21st-century American Literature

Romanian Review of Eurasian Studies, Year XV, No. 1-2 /2019

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:15am
Eurasian Studies Center/"Ovidius" University of Constanta, Faculty of History and Political Sciences, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Romanian Review of Eurasian Studies, Year XV, No. 1-2 /2019 invites professors, researchers and Ph.D. students to submit their research articles and reviews for publication until 1 October 2019.

 Our journal is indexed in ERIH PLUS, ProQuest, EBSCO, CEEOL and Index Copernicus databases (ICValue 2017: 87.32)

9th International Conference Buddhism & Australia

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 12:09pm
Buddhism & Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Rhe IC Buddhism & Australia invites submissions for the 9th international conference Buddhism & Australia that will be held on 6-8 February 2020 in Perth, Western Australia. The conference investigates the history, current and future directions of Buddhism and is a platform for scientists and Buddhists to present their latest researches on Buddhism. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are welcomed as well the submission of pre-formed panel proposals.

Topics for submission include but are not limited to:

Muslims in America - Extended Deadline for Panel

updated: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:53am
Dr. Mahwash Shoaib / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019

South Atlantic Modern Language Association / SAMLA 91 conference  Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships

November 15-17, 2019

Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta GA

 

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, playwrights, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists, through the lens of language.

Discursive Shakespeare - International Conference on Shakespeare

updated: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 5:59am
Department of English, East Delta University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Discursive Shakespeare

International Conference on Shakespeare

2-3 October 2019

Department of English

East Delta University

Bangladesh

Website: www.eastdelta.edu.bd

 “Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.” - Measure for Measure

"Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms" CMRC/SIMAGINE Conference CFP Deadline Extended

updated: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 1:28pm
Center for Media, Religion, and Culture & SIMAGINE Consortium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

CFP Deadline Extended to July 1, 2019!

 

Announcing a CMRC Conference in Collaboration with SIMAGINE:

Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms: The Challenge of Social Imaginaries in Media, Art, Religion and Decoloniality
The Center for Media, Religion, and Culture University of Colorado Boulder
January 8-11, 2020

 

Confirmed Featured Speakers: Ann Laura Stoler, Catherine Walsh, & Glenn Coulthard

NeMLA: French Religious Spaces, Rhetoric, and Identity: 1534-1790

updated: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 1:39pm
Janée Allsman, University of Colorado Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

NeMLA 51st Annual Convention, March 5-8, 2020

Boston, Massachusetts
Marriott Copley Place

http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention.html

 

French Religious Spaces, Rhetoric, and Identity: 1534-1790

 

How did religious spaces and their regulation in France between 1534 and 1790 shape religious rhetoric and identities? How did the legacies or privation of these spaces inform or define the identities of French missionaries in the colonies, or of French-speaking religious communities in exile? What was the relationship between private and public spaces and religious identities?

Suggested topics may include:

ECOTHEE-2019: 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ECOLOGICAL THEOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS

updated: 
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 1:41pm
Orthodox Academy of Crete / World Council of Churches
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

ECOTHEE-2019: 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ECOLOGICAL THEOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
September, 23-26, 2019, Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAC), Chania, Crete, Greece
https://ecothee2019.webs.com/call-for-papers

CALL FOR PAPERS

We, as humans, are beginning to re-envision ourselves as part of this glorious creation, a member of an Earth community, at the same moment as Earth is entering a severe ecological crisis. This growing crisis leads more and more people to cry out in agony (cf. Psalm 103/104:29).

CFP: "Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World”

updated: 
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 9:46am
Lucas Gworek DE GRUYTER
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

for a topical issue of Open Theology

"Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World”

 

 

 

Edited by:

 

 

Zanne Domoney-Lyttle (University of Glasgow)

Sarah Nicholson (University of Glasgow)

 

 

DESCRIPTION

 

CFP "Existential Conceptions of the Relationship between Philosophy and Theology" (second call)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 9:55am
Lucas Gworek DE GRUYTER
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS
for a topical issue of "Open Theology" journal
EXISTENTIAL CONCEPTIONS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY

(second call)

 

Edited by:
Steven DeLay (Wake Forest University)
Nikolaas Deketelaere (University of Oxford)
Elizabeth Li (University of Oxford)

 

DESCRIPTION

Feminist Theologies in American Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 2:49pm
American Religion and Literature Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Northeast Modern Language Association

51st Annual Convention

Boston, Massachusetts

March 5-8, 2020

Feminist Theologies in American Literature

The American Religion and Literature Society seeks proposals for presentations on literary expressions of feminist theologies broadly construed. We welcome presentations on any period, genre, or form of American literature, and those regarding any religious orientation. We particularly encourage papers on works of literature 

-       that examine the power, enfranchisement, religious ideas, and practices of women

CFP: Issues and Approaches in Contemporary Theological Thought abo​ut Evil

updated: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 9:16am
Lucas Gworek DE GRUYTER
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

for a topical issue of Open Theology

ISSUES AND APPROACHES IN CONTEMPORARY THEOLOGICAL THOUGHT ABOUT EVIL

"Open Theology" (http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/opth) invites submissions for the topical issue "Issues and Approaches in Contemporary Theological Thought about Evil," edited by John Culp (Azusa Pacific University, USA).

 

DESCRIPTION

CFP: Phenomenology of Religious Experience IV: Religious Experience and Description

updated: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 2:27pm
Lucas Gworek DE GRUYTER
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

for a topical issue of Open Theology

Phenomenology of Religious Experience IV: Religious Experience and Description

 

Edited by:

Olga Louchakova-Schwartz (UC Davis and Jesuit School of Theology)

James Nelson (University of Valparaiso)

Aaron Preston (University of Valparaiso)

 

DESCRIPTION

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

updated: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:19am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
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?

CFP: Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms Conference

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:27pm
Center for Media, Religion and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Announcing a CMRC Conference in Collaboration with SIMAGINE:
Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms: The Challenge of Social Imaginaries in Media, Art, Religion and Decoloniality
The Center for Media, Religion, and Culture University of Colorado Boulder
January 8-11, 2020 Confirmed Featured Speakers: Ann Laura Stoler, Catherine Walsh, & Glenn Coulthard

Mapping “No-Place”: Geographical Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century America

updated: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 12:13pm
Ashley Rattner and Ryan Charlton
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Remapping is inherently an act of dissent. As Denis N. Cosgrove observes, “The measure of mapping is not restricted to the mathematical; it may be equally spiritual, political, or moral. By the same token, the mapping’s record is not confined to the archival; it includes the remembered, the imagined, and the contemplated.” What role do illusory places––literary utopias, hoaxes, legends, visions, and other fictions––play in critiquing, reinforcing, or challenging mainstream American culture in the nineteenth century? This proposed panel explores aspirational, deceptive, and fantastical spaces which throw the existing world into relief to propose plausible and potent alternative microcosms.

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