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CFP: Postscripts

Call for Papers Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts, invites submissions for forthcoming issues in 2020 and beyond. Postscripts (Equinox) is a fully refereed journal devoted to the academic study of scriptures around the globe, with a particular focus on the use and reception of sacred texts in both historical and …

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CFP: Special Issue of Literature and Theology: An International Journal of Religion, Theory and Culture (OUP)

Call for Papers Special Issue of Literature and Theology: An International Journal of Religion, Theory and Culture(OUP)  ‘Postcolonial women’s writing and material religion: new directions’  Edited by Fiona Darroch and Alison Jasper (expected publication date March 2021) A trend in expressions of materiality, or ‘material religion’/ ‘material culture’ has emerged within (the contested parameters of) postcolonial …

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CFP: 2019 International Conference on Religion, Culture and Art – ICRCA 2019 September (Xi’an)

2019 International Conference on Religion, Culture and Art – ICRCA 2019 September (Xi’an)Call for Papers: September 21-22, 2019Venue: Xi’an Guangcheng Hotel, Xi’an, China Planning is now in hand for 2019 International Conference on Religion, Culture and Art – ICRCA 2019, which, as you may know, will be held in Xi’an, China, on September 21-22 2019. Conference provides …

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CFP: Digital Sacred Texts: Materiality, Performance

Digital Sacred Texts: Materiality, Performance, Theory 26–27 May 2020 Dublin City University (Dublin, Ireland) DCU School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music The “digital turn” continues to have far-reaching implications, including for the use of sacred texts: from individuals to religious communities to academia, people are increasingly engaging with scriptures in digital formats. For many, this shift from …

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CFP: Writing on the Wall: Literature and Theology For This World

On Friday 27th October 2017, Literature, Theology and the Arts at Glasgow will be holding a day colloquium with the theme ‘Writing on the Wall: Literature and Theology For This World’. As well as celebrating the past and present contribution of Literature, Theology and the Arts at Glasgow, the day will explore the role of …

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CFP: Grounding the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference

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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Short Course: Shakespeare and the Jewish-Christian Encounter

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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