The Geist Institute's Old German Script Course is moving to the Salem College campus in Winston-Salem, NC. This course is designed for researchers and scholars who have a strong reading knowledge of German and want to decipher the Script used in 17th-early 20th century German manuscripts. Participants meet for 30 hours of group instruction and practice during this intensive workshop. Course instructor Julie Tomberlin Weber, Ph.D.
The Midwest Region of the American Academy of Religion invites paper and panel proposals that engage material and sensory cultures of religion from any historical, geographical, or theoretical specialization. This section of the MAAR welcomes submissions that investigate religious art and iconography, embodiment, commonplace artifacts, music and aural cultures, sensoria, architecture, media and technology, food studies, and museums, among other relevant topics, from scholars in the Midwest and beyond who will contribute to this growing conversation.
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas
Religious Experience in the Americas
Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania
April 8, 2016--Keynote Address
April 9, 2016--Academic Presentations
We are soliciting papers from any discipline on topics discussing religious experience in the Americas.
1) ways in which women live and have lived their faith – their activities, movements, leadership, and contributions
The Changing Meanings in Textual Cultures of Islamic Africa
A Symposium dedicated to the memory of Professor John O. Hunwick (1936-2015)
Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA) and the Program of African Studies (PAS) at Northwestern University and the Center for African Studies (CAS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this symposium will take place at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) from April 21-22, 2016.
A CALL FOR PAPERS
The Study of South Asian Languages in the Context of the Early Modern Intercultural Encounters between India and Europe
Panel 14 at the 24th European Conference on South Asian Studies (Warsaw, 27-30 July 2016)
Heinz Werner Wessler (University of Uppsala, Dept. for Linguistics and Philology)
Paolo Aranha (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Faculty of Evangelical Theology)
CFP: Body, Gender, and Sexuality
Thursday March 3rd, 2016
Department of Religion, Concordia University, Montreal
We invite papers, panels, presentations and workshops to explore the history of the relationship of the Episcopal and Anglican Church and Indigenous Peoples in North America. The Episcopal and Anglican Church has been present among Indigenous Peoples in North America for centuries in a complicated history that has hardly been perfect.
Proposed Session for the Theology of Work and Economics Consultation
68th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society
November 15-17, 2016
San Antonio, Texas
Greg Forster (Trinity International University) and Victor V. Claar (Henderson State University) will serve as coeditors of a special issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality, currently expected to publish in Spring 2017 (vol. 20, no.1).