Category: Conference News

  • CFP: 2019 Annual Karl Barth Conference

    CFP: 2019 Annual Karl Barth Conference

    Fifty years from Barth’s own death and one-hundred years from the publication of the Römerbrief, the conference examines how fresh encounters with Karl Barth’s dogmatic theology and biblical exegesis might stimulate, inform, shape, and challenge contemporary reflection on the range of eschatological themes in Christian theology. Those currently enrolled in a doctoral program or with completed […]

  • AAR 2018 Denver Registration

    AAR 2018 Denver Registration

    AAR-SW Friends, Don’t forget to register for the 2018 AAR Annual Meeting, which will be held November 17-20 in Denver, Colorado. The AAR has also arranged special hotel rates with Denver hotels, so book early to get your preferred accommodation. Register Today!

  • CFP: Religion and Theatre Focus Group

    CFP: Religion and Theatre Focus Group

    Religion and Theatre Focus Group Call for Papers Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference Orlando, Florida August 7-11, 2019 Scene Changes: Performing, Teaching, and Working through the Transitions  For a religion to thrive, it must constantly evolve in response to the scene changes taking place in the world at large. Alongside the ATHE…

  • CFP: “Of God and Monsters” – Nov 1 Deadline (TSU at San Marcos, TX)

    CFP: “Of God and Monsters” – Nov 1 Deadline (TSU at San Marcos, TX)

    Of God and Monsters April 5th -7th 2019 Texas State University San Marcos, TX Judith Halberstam famously claimed that monsters are “meaning machines” that can be used to represent a variety of ideas, including morality, gender, race, and nationalism (to name only a few). Monsters are always part of the project of making sense of the world…

  • CFP: Africa Conference (UT Austin)

    CFP: Africa Conference (UT Austin)

    19th Annual Africa Conference at The University of Texas at Austin March 29-31, 2019 Department of History, UT Austin   IDENTITIES Africa’s intertwined historical trajectories signal at the imbricated nature of identities in the continent. At the same time, politicization of different identities for the mobilization of diverse population groups adds another dimension to this complex…

  • CFP: Christianity and Social Activism in Chinese Societies

    CFP: Christianity and Social Activism in Chinese Societies

    The Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue University invites papers that examine the relationship between Christianity and social activism in Chinese societies. We welcome both scholarly research papers of empirical or historical studies and personal reflection papers by Christian social activists. Christianity is a minority religion in China, but one that has served…

  • CFP: Sacred Troubling Topics in Hebrew Bible, New Testament, and Qur’an

    CFP: Sacred Troubling Topics in Hebrew Bible, New Testament, and Qur’an

    AAR-SW Friends, Dr. Roberta Sabbath is seeking panelists to participate in the upcoming American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting on Mar 7-10 at Georgetown University. The proposed seminar topic focuses on the Sacred Troubling Topics in Hebrew Bible, New Testament, and Qur’an. Potential participants are advised to contact Dr. Sabbath at Roberta.Sabbath@unlv.edu. Formal paper proposals may be…

  • CFP: 28th Annual Texas Medieval Association Conference

    CFP: 28th Annual Texas Medieval Association Conference

    Texas Tech University will host the 28th annual conference of the Texas Medieval Association, late Thursday through Saturday, on the last week end of October in 2018. The very preliminary conference schedule, with aspects still under negotiation, is as follows: Thursday events will include an afternoon public symposium related to “Pre-Modern Bibles: From the Dead…

  • AAR 2018 Denver Early Bird Registration Deadline

    AAR 2018 Denver Early Bird Registration Deadline

    AAR-SW Friends, Don’t forget to register for the 2018 AAR Annual Meeting, which will be held November 17-20 in Denver, Colorado. Early Bird rates expire after June 28, so be sure to register by then and take advantage of the steep discount AAR members receive. The AAR has also arranged special hotel rates with Denver hotels, so book early to get…

  • CFP: Muslims in America

    CFP: Muslims in America

    AAR-SW Friends, Mahwash Shoaib has issued a CFP for panelists for the upcoming SAMLA conference. Below is the full CFP. 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 social and political activism. Papers are invited…