Conference News

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: 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 →

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 →

CFP: The Bahá’í Faith and Genocide

CFP: The Bahá’í Faith and Genocide November 23-26, 2019 AAR/SLB Annual Meeting, San Diego For a session co-sponsored between the Bahá’í Studies Unit and the Religion, Holocaust and Genocide Unit of the American Academy of Religion, papers are invited on… Continue Reading →

CFP: Bridging Faith and Feminism: The Role That Religion Can Play in Advancing Gender Equality

CFP: Bridging Faith and Feminism: The Role That Religion Can Play in Advancing Gender Equality November 23-26, 2019 AAR/SLB Annual Meeting, San Diego Papers are invited for a session sponsored by the Baha’i Studies Unit and supported by the Women’s… Continue Reading →

CFP: PLAY Conference in the Humanities (Lubbock, TX)

“PLAY” Conference Texas Tech University April 13, 2019 The Humanities Center at Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas) is happy to announce a call for papers for our second Annual Conference in the Humanities, to be held in Lubbock on April… Continue Reading →

CFP: “Resistance in Retrospect” (Texas A&M)

The History Graduate Student Organization at Texas A&M University is proud to announce our 2019 graduate and undergraduate history student conference. The conference will take place on April 12-13, 2019. The theme for this year’s conference is “Resistance in Retrospect.” Our… Continue Reading →

CFP: Central Texas Colloquium on Religion (Austin, TX)

Central Texas Colloquium on Religion Call For Papers The Central Texas Colloquium on Religion (CTCR) is pleased to invite graduate and advanced undergraduate students to present original research at the CTCR research conference on February 23, 2019 at the Seminary… Continue Reading →

CFP: Holocaust and the Churches (Dallas, TX)

The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas invites you to join fellow scholars March 2-4, 2019 as we continue the important legacy established by Franklin H. Littell and Hubert G. Locke nearly fifty years… Continue Reading →

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