Monthly Archives: February 2013

Critical Questions Series 2: Randi R. Warne

Randi R. Warne Randi R. Warne is a professor of Religion and Culture in the Department of Philosphy/Religious Studies At Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax. She is also a founding member of MSVU’s Cultural Studies program, one of the three free-standing … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: NAASR Annual Meeting

NAASR Annual Meeting November 2013, Baltimore Call for Papers  The 2013 NAASR annual meeting, held jointly with the annual meetings of both the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society for Biblical Literature (SBL), will take place in Baltimore … Continue reading

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Beer, “Myth” and Canadian Identity

by Matt Sheedy In a recent post, Philip Tite looked at the use of “myth” via images of (mostly) Norse and Greco-Roman gods appearing on the labels of beer bottles. As Tite observes: The products serve as venues for defining … Continue reading

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“Life is like a box of chocolates”…

by Deeksha Sivakumar I am always surprised when Valentine’s day rolls around in America as the fiery public outbursts don’t seem so prevalent. In contemporary India this day holds a special significance especially for youngsters. More than the average date-night … Continue reading

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Critical Question Series 2: Craig Martin

Craig Martin is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at St. Thomas Aquinas College and Executive Secretary of the North American Association for the Study of Religion. His books include Masking Hegemony: A Genealogy of Liberalism, Religion and the Private Sphere (Equinox 2010) A Critical … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: “Visual Culture” and “Religious Studies”

This call originally appeared in Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 25 (2013) 132-135 The many areas and phenomena that are of interest to religious studies are undoubtedly those in which humanity’s visual inventiveness and creativity have been most at their … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series 2: Hussein Rashid

Hussein Rashid is an adjunct professor at Fordham and Hofstra Universities and is an associate editor at Religion Dispatches. His specialties include Islam in America, Shi’ism, Islamicate literatures, South Asia, Persianate world (including Central Asia). * Image courtesy of Ali Ansary, … Continue reading

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