Monthly Archives: February 2016

Revolutionary Love: Scholars Respond to the AAR’s 2016 Conference Theme: Deepak Sarma

In this new series with the Bulletin, we’ve asked a number of scholars to weigh-in on the theme of this year’s upcoming annual conference for the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX, “revolutionary love.” Our aim is to provide … Continue reading

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Notes from Florida State University’s Graduate Symposium

by Jeffrey Wheatley Florida State University’s Department of Religion is celebrating its 50th anniversary this academic year and hosted an appropriately lively graduate student symposium—its 15th!—to go along with it. This year the conference theme was Religion // Culture, which … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Love: Scholars Respond to the AAR’s 2016 Conference Theme: Richard Newton

In this new series with the Bulletin, we’ve asked a number of scholars to weigh-in on the theme of this year’s upcoming annual conference for the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX, “revolutionary love.” Our aim is to provide … Continue reading

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The Revenant: A Film Review Essay (sort of)

by Matt Sheedy Among the numerous commentaries that have been written about The Revenant, a Golden Globe winning film that many are predicting will clean up at the Oscars, Leonardo DiCaprio’s acceptance speech for best actor has been noted for … Continue reading

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CFP for the Religion, Affect, and Emotion Group at the Annual AAR Conference, San Antonio, 2016

Statement of Purpose: This Group provides space for theoretically-informed discussion of the relationship between religion, affect, and emotion. The Group serves as a meeting point for conversations on the affective, noncognitive, and passional dimensions of religion coming from diverse fields, … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Love: Scholars Respond to the AAR’s 2016 Conference Theme: Steven Engler

In this new series with the Bulletin, we’ve asked a number of scholars to weigh-in on the theme of this year’s upcoming annual conference for the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX, “revolutionary love.” Our aim is to provide … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Love: Scholars Respond to the AAR’s 2016 Conference Theme: Naomi Goldenberg

In this new series with the Bulletin, we’ve asked a number of scholars to weigh-in on the theme of this year’s upcoming annual conference for the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX, “revolutionary love.” Our aim is to provide … Continue reading

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