Conferences & Papers

Announcements

Murthy Digital Studio, a space in Duke Libraries' The/EDGE for peer-to-peer learning and collaboration on digital scholarship projects, is hosting a series of Digital Publishing Workshops, to introduce practical ways to plan, develop, and contribute to digital publishing in the humanities. Workshops are Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 AM at the Murthy Digital Studio (The/EDGE, Bostock Library Level 1). Click here to sign up for the studio's listserv. 

The Thompson Writing Program's Certificate of Accomplishment in Teaching Writing in the Disciplines provides a framework for graduate students to acquire basic knowledge of writing pedagogy and demonstrate that knowledge in job applications and during interviews. To allow Duke graduate students to obtain the certificate in the way that best meets their needs and schedules, core workshops are offered biannually supplemented by other events throughout the year. Click here for more information.

Conferences

Religion & the Future

Columbia University's Department of Religion is holding its Religion & the Future  conference on April 5th, 2019. Their keynote speaker will be Dr. Sylvester Johnson of Virginia Tech.

Institute for Critical Social Inquiry

The Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI) at the New School for Social Research is accepting fellowship applications for their 2019 Summer Seminars (June 9 - 15th, 2019). Advanced graduate students and faculty are eligible to apply. There will be seminars on communism, capitalism, and borders. Visit here to apply.

On Life Stages
The joint initiative of Stanford's Phil+Lit (The Initiative in Philosophy and Literature) and Duke's PAL (Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature) will be holding its second annual graduate conference. This installment, titled On Life Stages, will be hosted at Duke on April 5-6th, 2019.
 
ASMEA

The Twelfth Annual Association for the Study of the Middle East Africa (ASMEA) Conference will be held October 31st-November 2th, 2019 at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.. The deadline for paper and panel proposals is April 30th, 2019. Register for the conference here. For more information, visit here

Karl Barth Graduate Student Colloquium

The Center for Barth Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary will host the fourth annual Karl Barth Graduate Student Colloquium on August 14-16th, 2019. The text will be the Römerbrief  (The Epistle to the Romans). Apply by April 22nd, 2019. For more information, visit here

Calls for Papers

Bulletin for the Study of Religion
The Bulletin for the Study of Religion, a print and online publication affiliated with the North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR) and published by Equinox, is proud to announce its new online/print book review portal, Bulletin Book Reviews (BBR). BBR is interested in titles treating a wide range of content from a wide range of social-scientific or naturalistic perspectives, particularly titles which themselves foreground issues of method and theory in the study of religion. Contributions are welcome from doctoral students and faculty alike. Please direct inquiries, suggestions, and potentially interested parties to bulletinreviews@equinoxpub.com.
 
Genealogies of Modernity III
The Collegium Institute invites papers for Genealogies of Modernity III. The main questions the project seeks to answer are: “What stories do we tell about how we become modern?” and “how does that matter for life today?” Priority deadline is March 15th, final is March 29th. For more information, visit here
 
Space, Time, and Eternity
The Collegium Institute invites papers for the Magi Project Summer Seminar will investigate Space, Time, and Eternity as the topic for its third annual seminar.  The seminar will welcome a cohort of graduate students to the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) for an intensive course led by eminent scholars in Physics, Philosophy, and Theology. Priority deadline is March 15th, final is March 29th. For more information, visit here.
 
Creation and New Creation
Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts is holding a three-day symposium on Creation and New Creation: Discerning the Future of Theology and the Arts on September 5-8th, 2019. 500-word abstracts on topics related to the intersection of the arts and one or more of the traditional loci of Christian theology (e.g., Soteriology, Anthropology, Christology, Pneumatology, Eschatology, etc.) are due by April 1st, 2019. For information, visit here
 
New Wine, New Wineskins
The 2019 Symposium at Moreau Seminary entitled "New Wine, New Wineskins: Young Catholic Moral Theologians" invites proposals for papers of original and ongoing research are welcome in any area of moral theology. We are particularly interested in papers reflecting on Church and Society, specially within the context of the polarized American Catholic landscape. Proposals should be 200-300 words. Deadline for submissions is April 12th, 2019. Please submit proposals here
 
ASMEA
The Twelfth Annual Association for the Study of the Middle East Africa (ASMEA) Conference will be held October 31st-November 2th, 2019 at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.. Proposals on topics related to the Middle East and Africa should consist of a one-page summary of new and unpublished research. The deadline for paper and panel proposals is April 30th, 2019. For more information, visit hereGrants are available.