Reflections on 2019 AAR-SW from Past President Dr. Rebecca Huskey

Past President: Rebecca HuskeyOklahoma I am especially grateful for the 2019 SWAAR plenary speaker’s talk.  Alejandro Chaoul told the audience about his studies of the benefits of meditation and yoga for patients at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in… Continue Reading →

SWCRS 2019 Annual Meeting: Wellness for Women Luncheon

This luncheon seeks to address challenges that women doing scholarly work face, fostering kindness, connection, and positive steps toward health. It will feature a short talk, “Compassion Fatigue, Self-Care and Sacrifice in Academia” by Prof. Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner, SMU Professor of Pastoral Care… Continue Reading →

CFP: The Routledge Handbook on Middle Eastern Diasporas

The Routledge Handbook on Middle Eastern Diasporas, edited by Dalia Abdelhady, Associate Professor of Sociology at Lund University, seeks original contributions that address social, cultural, political or historical aspects of Middle Eastern diaspora communities. The Handbook aims to include field-based… Continue Reading →

CFP: Motherhood and Mothering across Religious Traditions: A Comparative Roundtable – Comparative Studies in Religion unit, American Academy of Religion’s Annual Meeting 2019, San Diego

This roundtable welcomes short papers (5-7 minutes) that examine the intersection between motherhood and religion, and more specifically, that take into account Adrienne Rich’s distinction between motherhood as a patriarchal institution and mothering as women’s experience and methodological issues. While mothers,… Continue Reading →

Call for Articles: Seeking World History Authors for Women Who Changed The World

We are seeking contributors to Women Who Changed the World, to be published by ABC-CLIO. This ambitious, 4-volume reference work will contain essays on approximately 250 women from world history, from ancient times to the twenty-first century, from Bella Abzug to Empress… Continue Reading →

Call for Articles: Islam and the category of “religion”

We are seeking papers on the theme of ‘Islam and the category of “religion”‘ for the Summer 2019 issue of the semi-annual scholarly journal, Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (PJHS), published by the Indiana University Press (Bloomington, USA). Recent scholarship has historicised… Continue Reading →

Call for contributing chapter to ‘Space, Place and Religious Landscapes: Living Mountains’ (Bloomsbury)

My co-editor and I are seeking a paper of 9,000 words in length for a volume entitled  ‘Space, Place and Religious Landscapes: Living Mountains’ to be published by Bloomsbury Press in 2020. We are already mid-process with this work, but have been… Continue Reading →

Conference Announcement: Orality and Literacy (UT Austin)

The Department of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin invites all classicists, historians, religious studies and biblical scholars, and scholars with an interest in oral cultures to participate in the Thirteenth Conference on Orality and Literacy in the… Continue Reading →

Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence: The Past, Present, and Future of AI

Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence: The Past, Present, and Future of AI Seeking contributors for a single-volume encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence, to be published by ABC-CLIO in spring 2020. An updated list of available entries may be viewed at… Some people believe… Continue Reading →

Call for Authors: Encyclopedia of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming the World We Want

You are invited to take part on the world’s largest editorial projecton sustainability ever undertaken – the “Encyclopedia of theSustainable Development Goals: Transforming the World We Want”published by Springer, as part of the award-winning “WorldSustainability Series”: The Encyclopedia encompasses 17 volumes, but… Continue Reading →

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