Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 21 October 2021

Welcome to the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! This week, you will find four jobs, fourteen events, four conference calls for papers, one fellowship, one grant, one call for film submissions, and one workshops.

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Assistant Professor of African American Religion and Africana Studies

Rhodes College, Tennessee, US

Position open until filled

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Postdoctoral Researcher Studying Religion and Migration

Department of Sociology, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Deadline: 27 October 2021

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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Early Christianity

Penn State, US

Deadline: 16 November 2021

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Editor of Sociology of Religion

Deadline: 1 April 2022

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Religion, Society, and Trust Seminar Series

Nanyang Technological University

Monthly beginning 29 October 2021, online

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Digital Religion 2.0 Book Launch

22 October 2021, online

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Misusing Books: Material Texts, Ritual Failure, and Lived Religion in the Late Roman Mediterranean

21 October 2021. Oxford, UK and online

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New book “Respecter l’autre” by André Couture Webinar

Canadian Society for the Study of Religion

29 October 2021. Online

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The Gnostic Jesus: The Divine Savior in the Gospel of Judas and Other Early Christian Writings

Religions of the World: Past and Present Community Lecture Series 2021-2022

4 November 2021. Online or Worthington, Ohio, US

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Researching Language and Religion in Different Contexts

Anglia Ruskin University, UK

27 October 2021. Online

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Crafting Utopias for Spiritual Nationalism: Heterodoxy and Patriotism in Indian Guru Worship in China

Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2 November 2021. Online

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“Unknown old writing, syllabary and temple Nikaya-Jinuiyama Zenkoji Anjuin-“

Osaka University Ancient Medieval Literature Study Group

6 November 2021. Osaka, Japan and online

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Religion between the personal and the public: Contemporary approaches Webinar Series

Organized by The Centre for Religion, Conflict and Globalization (CRCG – University of Groningen) and Research in Sociology of Religion (ISOR – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).

2 November 2021, 12 December 2021, and 11 January 2022. Online

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Gender, Sex, and Power: Towards a History of Clergy Sex Abuse in the U.S. Catholic Church

27-29 March 2022. University of Notre Dame, US

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Webinar: Sustainable death practices in contemporary Europe

3 November 2021. Online

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Buddhism and Posthumanism Event Series 2021–2022

Beginning 4 November 2021. Online

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Book Launch Discussion: Rethinking ‘Classical Yoga’ and Buddhism

14 November 2021

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‘Still Mining the Forgotten: Black Catholic Nuns in United States History”

11 November 2021. Online

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Conference Calls for Papers

Surveillance: 2022 Midwest American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting

3-5 March 2022. Missouri State University, US

Deadline for Proposals: 17 December 2021

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Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion

21–25 March, 2022. Heidelberg, Germany

Deadline: 15 November 2021

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Yoga darśana, yoga sādhana: Methods, migrations, mediations

18-21 May 2022. Krakow, Poland

Deadline: 31 October 2021

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Emerging Voices in the Study of Theravada Civilizations

AAS Theravada Studies Group Meeting

24-27 March 2021. Honolulu, Hawai’i

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Department of Religion (with preferred specialization in Afro-Caribbean religions, Latin American religions, and/or Mayan/Aztec religion).

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: 30 November 2021

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Crossroads Grants – Supporting innovative work examining the diversity of Black religious communities and cultures, past and present

Deadline: 1 December 2021

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Call for Film Submissions

Shattered Justice, Shattered Lives: Counternarrating the War on Terror through Muslim Eyes

11-13 November 2021. Online

Deadline: 29 October 2021

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Virtual Writing Sessions from CCSR and its member societies

20 October, 17 November, 15 December 2021. Online

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