Conferences & Papers



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 Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI) at the New School for Social Research is now accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Seminars (June 10 - 16, 2018). Applications due: December 15, 2017.



The fifth annual Duke Graduate Conference in Theology will hold a conference on the interaction of historical study and Christian theology: "The Use and Abuse of History for Theology,September 29 - October 30, 2017 with David Bentley Hart. 

ASMEA will host its Tenth Annual Conference, "The Middle East and Africa: Assessing the Regions Ten Years On,"  October 19-21, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Register here.

Harvard Divinity School will hold the 6th annual Ways of Knowing Graduate Conference on Religion on October 26-28, 2017


Calls for Papers

Practical Matters: A Journal of Religious Practices and Practical Theology is now accepting submissions on religious practices and practical theology for Issue 11. The journal will feature articles on the theme of “Migrations.” Our current Call for Papers can be found at Submissions due: October 1, 2017.
The Advances in Applied Sociology, a peer-reviewed open-access journal, is seeking papers for the upcoming special issue on "Ideology". Submissions due: December 26th, 2017.

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