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CFP Religion in the American West at the American Academy of Religion. Proposals due March 2.

With apologies for cross-posting, we invite paper or whole session proposals for the Religion in the American West Group at the American Academy of Religion Meeting in Atlanta, Nov. 21-24, 2015.

Proposals for individual papers or a full session are solicited on the following topics:

California in the Pacific World: 1915 | 2015 | 2115

On the occasion of the centenary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco and the Panama-California Exposition in San Diego, Boom: A Journal of California has published a special issue devoted to “CALIFORNIA IN THE PACIFIC WORLD: 1915 | 2015 | 2115."

The issue is now available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/boom.2015.5.issue-1 and articles will also appear over the next month at http://boomcalifornia.com. 

Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Visiting Scholar Position

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University invites applications for its Visiting Scholar Program in Western Studies for 2013-2014.  University faculty of all ranks, independent scholars, freelance authors and other public intellectuals who are working on a significant article- or book-length study are eligible to apply for this position. The Visiting Scholar may be in residence for 2-4 months.

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