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On 13 September, 2016, in conference, by admin
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The 18th Biennial Conference for the International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture Lines in Sand Borders, Conflicts and Transitions in Religion, Literature and Culture University of Glasgow 9-11 September, 2016 www.linesinsand2016.wordpress.com Keynote Speakers Catherine Keller, Drew University. Author of On The Mystery: Discerning God in Process, Cloud of the Impossible and Face of the [...]

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Conference Announcement

On 20 July, 2015, in CFP, conference, news, by admin
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Lines in Sand Borders, Conflicts and Transitions in Religion, Literature and Culture The 18th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture University of Glasgow, 9-11th September 2016. Keynote Speakers:   Catherine Keller, Drew University. Author of: On The Mystery – Discerning God in Process, Cloud of the Impossible and Face of the [...]

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Grounding the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference

On 1 July, 2015, in CFP, conference, by admin
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Grounding the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference 23 to 26 July 2015, Australian Catholic University, 25A Barker Road, Strathfield, NSW 2135 The conference will bring writers, artists, musicians, academics, researchers, religious and members of the public together to discuss where creativity sits in relation to religion and the search for meaning. Are the [...]

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Books for Review

On 30 March, 2015, in Literature & Theology, by admin
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The following books are available for review in <i>Literature & Theology</i>. If you are interested in reviewing, please contact <A HREF=”mailto: fiona.darroch@stir.ac.uk”>Fiona Darroch</A>.   Carter, James.  Ricoeur on Moral Religion: A Hermeneutics of Ethical Life. OUP, 2014. Nayar, Sheila J.  Dante’s Sacred Poem: Flesh and the Centrality of the Eucharist to the Divine Comedy. Bloomsbury, [...]

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Announcement: Theology, Religion and Popular Culture Conference

On 23 March, 2015, in news, by admin
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Theology, Religion and Popular Culture – A Major Conference for Faith Community Practitioners and Academics   You are warmly invited to ‘Fandom and Religion’, a conference organised by the international, UK-based Theology, Religion and Popular Culture Network.   28th-30th July 2015, University of Leicester   Main speakers: Matt Hills (Aberystwyth) John Maltby (Leicester) Chris Partridge [...]

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CFP: Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

On 5 January, 2015, in CFP, by admin
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THE 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST, ROMANIA LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION   CALL FOR PAPERS   The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:   Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts   Dates: [...]

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CFP: Third World Women and the Politics of Difference in Feminist Representations

On 27 October, 2014, in CFP, by admin
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Third World Women and the Politics of Difference in Feminist Representations 5-7th March 2015 Lahore College for Women University, Lahore Pakistan European colonialism is a historical event of the distant past; however, Europe is still a reference point for social, cultural, and political debates. Gayatri Spivak in her essay ‘Three Women’s Texts and a Critique [...]

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CFP: Grounding the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference

On 27 October, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin
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Grounding the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference Sydney, 23-26 July 2015, Australian Catholic University Call for papers and presentations The Grounding the Sacred conference invites papers and presentations from artists, writers, musicians, academics and religious who are interested in the interplay between the arts and the sacred. The conference asks how literature and [...]

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Call for Papers: Special issue of Literature & Theology: Children’s Literature and Theology

On 20 October, 2014, in CFP, by admin
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Special issue of Literature & Theology: Children’s Literature and Theology Co-editors: Dr Elizabeth Anderson, University of Stirling Professor Kirstie Blair, University of Stirling Children’s literature has been theological from its origins, and highly influential works from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, such as John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, the didactic poetry of Ann and Jane [...]

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Short Course: Shakespeare and the Jewish-Christian Encounter

On 30 May, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin
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2014 celebrates the 450th anniversary of the births of the playwrights, William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe. The Woolf Institute (Cambridge) is delighted to announce the introduction of a new Online Short Course, Shakespeare and the Jewish-Christian Encounter: Beyond The Merchant of Venice. In this course, participants will explore the encounter with the ‘Other’ as portrayed [...]

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