Announcing An Online Resource for Grassroots Indigenous and Environmental Organizing

The Red Thunder Oral History Project, an educational website, is now online. Collaborators from the Fort Belknap Indian Community, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and the University of Montana have been working for two years to recount the story of a little-known Indigenous-led, multi-racial environmental campaign that changed the course of mining in the sacred Little Rocky Mountains during the final decades of the 20th century.

CFP> "Cities, Space and the Sacred" 14th International Conference on Urban History, August 2018

CFP: Cities, Space and the Sacred: Exploring Urban (Religious) Landscapes in the Modern Era (c.1800-present) 

We are pleased to invite paper proposals for the session “Cities, Space and the Sacred” at the 14th International Conference on Urban History, which will take place from 29 August to 1 September in Rome, Italy. A description of the session appears below.

CFP: Cities, Space and the Sacred: Exploring Urban (Religious) Landscapes in the Modern Era (c. 1800-present) - Rome, Italy, August 2018

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Call for Papers
Date: 
October 5, 2017

Member Book, Kucera, Ritual and Representation in Chinese Buddhism: Visualizing Enlightenment at Baodingshan

Dear H-Asia Members,

I am pleased to announce the recent publication of my new book:

Karil Kucera, Ritual and Representation in Chinese Buddhism: Visualizing Enlightenment at Baodingshan from the 12th to the 21st Centuries, Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2016. 388 pages with 159 images. ISBN 978-1-60497-917-6 

WORKSHOP> Buddhist Tourism in Asia: Sacred Sites within Global Networks

Dear Colleagues,

I cordially invite you to attend the workshop on "Buddhist Tourism in Asia: Sacred Sites within Global Networks" that will take place April 9-10, 2016 at Oregon State University.

The event is hosted by the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, with sponsorship from OSU Contemplative Studies Initiative, the Hundere Endowment for Religion and Culture, the School of Language, Culture, and Society, and the Association for Asian Studies. 

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Best wishes,

Call for Contributors: Divine Horror: The Cinematic Battle Between the Sacred and the Supernatural (3/1/16 abstracts; 8/15/16 drafts)

Call for Contributors  (Abstracts 3/1/16; Essays 8/15/16)

Divine Horror: The Cinematic Battle Between the Sacred and the Supernatural

Online Exhibit: The Life of the Synagogue: From the William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection

I am happy to announce that The Life of the Synagogue | From the William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection, an online exhibit from Special Collections at the College of Charleston is now live.  The exhibit of 10 essays and 76 historic images with extended explanatory captions is derived entirely from the Rosenthall Collection, housed at the Addlestone Library at the College. 

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