Author Archives: Stacie Swain

CFP: Sovereignty & Strangeness Graduate Conference, Northwestern Department of Religious Studies

The Northwestern Department of Religious Studies graduate students invite young scholars to submit paper proposals for “Sovereignty & Strangeness,” a graduate conference to be held October 19-21, 2018 in Evanston, IL. Proposals are due May 6, 2018. You can get … Continue reading

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So You’re Not a Priest? Scholars Explain What They Do to Outsiders: Sarah Lynn Kleeb

In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars to talk about how they describe what they do to outsiders by sharing a story or two, and reflect on how this has affected their identity as scholars of religion. For … Continue reading

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So You’re Not a Priest? Scholars Explain What They Do To Outsiders: Merinda Simmons

In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars to talk about how they describe what they do to outsiders by sharing a story or two, and reflect on how this has affected their identity as scholars of religion. For other … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Religion Syllabus? Scholars Give Advice on Where to Start

In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars of religion to share with our readers what’s in their religion syllabus, from a new class or a class they’ve taught for years, reflecting on what has worked, what has been … Continue reading

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CFP: Critique in Context – Surveying Key Categories in the Study of Religion #naasr2018

Critique in Context: Surveying Key Categories in the Study of Religion Call for Proposals The last several years, NAASR’s annual programs have addressed theory (2015), method (2016), and data (2017). Building off these important discussions, the program for 2018 will … Continue reading

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CFP: Situating Philosophy of Religion – Annual Department for the Study of Religion Graduate Symposium University of Toronto

Situating Philosophy of Religion Annual Department for the Study of Religion Graduate Symposium University of Toronto, April 21-22, 2018 Keynote Speakers: Thomas A. Lewis (Brown), Mark Kingwell (Toronto) The Graduate Student Association at the University of Toronto’s Department for the … Continue reading

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Claims and Constraints: The Category of Religion in the SCC Ktunaxa Nation Decision

by Stacie Swain NB: This post adapts and expands comments that I made during a panel discussion hosted by the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law.[i] On 2 November 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released their decision in … Continue reading

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