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The Mary Baker Eddy Library 2018 Fellowships

The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston is now accepting online applications for our Summer 2018 Research Fellowships. The fellowship program is open to academic scholars, independent researchers, and graduate students. The Library’s collections, centered on the papers of Mary Baker Eddy and records documenting the history of Christian Science, offer scholars countless opportunities for original research.

Kathryn Lofton
L. Benjamin Rolsky

Rolsky on Lofton, 'Consuming Religion'

Kathryn Lofton. Consuming Religion. Class 200: New Studies in Religion Series. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 352 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-48209-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-48193-7; $29.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-226-48212-5.

Reviewed by L. Benjamin Rolsky (Monmouth University)
Published on H-AmRel (November, 2017)
Commissioned by Bobby L. Smiley

Newberry Seminar on Religion and Culture in the Americas - Presentation November 10, 2017



Please join us or share with your colleagues or students information about the Newberry Seminar on Religion and Culture in the Americas.

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Sreet, Chicago, IL 60610

The Benedictines, Sugar and Slavery: Texts, Contexts and Material Cutlure from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Worlds.

James Krippner, Haverford College


Nov. 7 MHS Early American History Seminar

Boston Area Early American History Seminar
Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 5:30 PM
Note that this seminar begins fifteen minutes later than usual!

Craig Gallagher, Boston College
British Caledonia: English America and the Scottish Darien Project, 1675-1702
Comment: Hannah Muller, Brandeis University

CFP: InVisible Culture 29: Beyond Love

(Sorry about the cross posting!)


Hey everyone,


I’m pleased to announce InVisible Culture’s newest CFP!



“Beyond Love” Issue 29


For its twenty-ninth issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the complex and multiple meanings of love.