Category Archives: Donovan Schaefer

Laying it All Out: On Moving from Dissertation-to-Book Series: Donovan Schaefer

by Donovan Schaefer In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars who have published in the field to share some insights on the dissertation-to-book process–what to do, what to avoid, to put it all together. For other posts in this … Continue reading

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Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Power: An Interview with Donovan O. Schaefer, Part 2

The following is an interview with Donovan O. Schaefer based on his new book, Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Power (2015), with Duke University Press. An excerpt from the book can be found here. Part one of this interview can be found here. … Continue reading

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Some Affective Economies of #bundy erotic fan fic

by Matt Sheedy I recently came across a blog post entitled, “How About Some Oregon Militia Homoerotic Fan Fiction?” and promptly shared it with a friend, who I assumed would get a kick out of what I took, on first … Continue reading

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Profile Me: The Confederate Flag, Shame, and White Male Terror

by Donovan Schaefer Editor’s note: This post initially came out in response to the mass shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in 2012. We are reposting it in the light of recent discussions about white terrorism, racism, and the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Religion, Affect and Emotion Group, The AAR and SBL Meeting Atlanta, Georgia November 21-24

The Religion, Affect and Emotion Group 2015 Call for Papers Deadline: Monday, March 2 2015, 5:00 PM EST, through http://papers.aarweb.org/ Statement of Purpose:  This Group provides space for theoretically-informed discussion of the relationship between religion, affect, and emotion. The Group … Continue reading

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Better get to know the AAR’s Religion, Affect and Emotion group!

Ipsita Chatterjea: Thank you for taking the time to talk to the Bulletin for the Study of Religion Blog about your group and its work! What is Religion, Affect and Emotion’s origin tale? Donovan Schaefer for Religion, Affect and Emotion … Continue reading

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Dad Wanted a Boy: Feminism, Transcendence, and Cuarón’s Gravity (film review essay)

by Donovan Schaefer Warning: Spoilertown, USA, directly ahead. No American film has been more desperately in need of a feminist retelling than Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 classic 2001: A Space Odyssey.  Now, with Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity (2013), we have exactly that, … Continue reading

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