Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 11 June 2019

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Ella Bock
Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find three event, one course, two journal call for papers, and one conference call for papers opportunities. Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon–and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 38) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 5 June 2019

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Ella Bock
Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find one conference call for presentations and two journal calls for papers opportunities. Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon–and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 37) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.
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When the Word is a Sound: Toward a Sensory Scholarship of Religion

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Rebecca Barrett-Fox
Music forcefully reminds us of religion’s timebound nature and holds its own systems of rhythm and inflection—you cannot skim music the way you can cram a text.
Art
Judaism
Music
sound
worship

America's Changing Religious Landscape (Classroom Edit)

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Thomas Coleman III
The religious landscape of the United States is changing dramatically.…

Unnatural Narratives: Religion in Horror Stories

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Supernatural horror’s depiction of religion takes place note only within fantastic spaces but can also depict the uncanny elements of religious belief within an otherwise recognizable “heimlich” space.
Film
genre fiction
horror
Stephen King
Supernatural

New Publication: Death, Ritual and Belief

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Sammy Bishop
The RSP is delighted to be sponsored this month by a new publication from Douglas Davies - Death, Ritual and Belief: The Rhetoric of Funerary Rites Now in its third edition, this text provides an excellent introduction to key authors and authorities on death beliefs, bereavement, grief, and ritual-symbolism, all from a Religious Studies perspective (including anthropology and sociology).

Buddhists and the future of democratic space in Myanmar

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Melissa Crouch’s recent edited volume Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging is a very welcome addition to the dialogue on Buddhist-Muslim relations in Southeast Asia. In the podcast Melissa alludes to a particular phenomenon around South and Southeast Asia.
969 Movement
Buddhism
Melissa Crouch
Muslim NGOs
NGOs
NGOs series
Paul Fuller

RSP subscribers get a 30% discount on "Implicit Religion"!

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Thomas Coleman III
Now published in collaboration with the Religious Studies Project,Subscribers to the RSP receive a 30% discount on subscriptions. Clickto access the journal's subscription page and enter the codeDISCOUNT30This international journal offers a platform for scholarship that challenges the traditional boundary between religion and non-religion and the tacit assumptions underlying this distinction.
academia
David Robertson
Definition
Discourse
Nonreligion
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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest - 26 April 2016

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Jane Skjoldli
We are pleased to bring you this week’s opportunities digest and would like to express our gratitude to everyone who has submitted calls for papers, event notifications, job vacancies, etc. On that note, we would also like to encourage you to continue to do so (and invite those who remain hesitant to begin)! It is super easy to have a Religious Studies call for papers, exciting event, or alluring job vacancy appear in future Opportunities Digests!
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cfp
chaos symposium
debate
events
Jobs
oxford symposium
workshop
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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest - 24 November 2015

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Jane Skjoldli
Calls for papers Book series: Bloomsbury Studies in Religion,…
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 6 July 2012

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Louise Connelly
Religious normative frameworks in cyberspace, networking diasporas, religious collaborative environments, on-line counseling, on-line fatwas and cyber muftis, new religious movements, religious discourses in cyberspace, methodology of online-religion research, rituals in cyberspace etc. Note: Authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit their papers for peer review to Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology (MUJLT – mujlt.law.muni.cz) or Cyberpsychology (http://www.cyberpsychology.eu).
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 29 June 2012 - Jobs, Journals and more

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Christopher Cotter
Significant time has been set aside in the conference schedule for short papers (i.e., 20 mins) and discussion. Established and emerging scholars from a wide range of disciplines – including, but not limited to, theology, philosophy, psychology, sociology, social work, history, and law (canon and secular) – are strongly encouraged to consider submitting a proposal.
academia
Job Opportunities
Journals