Tag Archives: Pierre Bourdieu

NAASR Notes: Robyn Walsh

Strange Pencils by Robyn Faith Walsh Of late I have been exploring networks of “elite cultural producers,” to borrow a phrase from Pierre Bourdieu—that is, persons responsible for the creative production of literature, art, and similar cultural artifacts. I am … Continue reading

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NAASR Notes: Dennis LoRusso

by Dennis LoRusso Abiding the Habitus, or the Habitus Abides: Getting acquainted with Bourdieu Chances are, if you’ve had the (mis)fortune of reading any of my scholarly work, I probably mentioned some aspect of Pierre Bourdieu’s ideas. His ambitious efforts … Continue reading

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Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group: Call for Papers

Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group The AAR and SBL Meeting Atlanta, Georgia November 21-24 Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:00 PM EST, through http://papers.aarweb.org/ The CTDR group offers an interdisciplinary and international forum for analytical scholars of religion to … Continue reading

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Theory & Religion Series: Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco by Paul Rabinow

by Travis Cooper Paul Rabinow’s Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco (1977) was a game changer. As a novice anthropologist of religion, picking my way slowly through the history of American anthropology—and conducting fieldwork at the same time—encountering Rabinow was nothing less … Continue reading

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Poppies, Poems, and Soldiers Bodies

by Matt Sheedy November 11th marks Remembrance Day in several commonwealth nations such as Canada, the UK, and South Africa, and, much like Veterans Day in the US, is commemorated with ceremonies to honor soldiers past and present, especially those who … Continue reading

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Life After Religious Studies: An Interview with Shelly Nixon

  Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of interviews with former scholars of religion who have, for one or another reason, decided to leave the world of academia. In this series we hope to open up a … Continue reading

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Gang of Four, Entertainment!: Theory & Religion Series

by Sean McCloud * This post is part of a new feature with the Bulletin called the Theory & Religion Series, where contributors are asked to discuss a book or essay by a particular theorist that they have found useful … Continue reading

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