We wanted to remind you that proposals are due by Friday, July 17th, for the 4th Annual “Ways of Knowing, The Graduate Conference on Religion at Harvard Divinity School,” October 22-24, 2015, open to all graduate and post-doctoral early career scholars. Our call for papers (attached) is open to all work related to the study of religion, broadly conceived. In addition, we are featuring four special topic modules with targeted calls: 1) Religion and Crisis, 2) The Promise and Peril of Textual Religion, 3) Magic/Science/Religion, and 4) Food Practices Across Religious Traditions.
Our keynote speaker will be Kathryn Lofton, Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History and Divinity at Yale University. Her address will be titled “A Problem of Culture: The Goldman Sachs Group in Crisis.”
In addition, we will feature a faculty panel on Religion and the Media, and two professionalization panels with Harvard faculty and alumni: The Academic and Non-Academic Job Markets, and Building a Family and an Academic Career.
Once again, the deadline for submissions is Friday, July 17. Check our website for updated information and for the submission form, http://hds.harvard.edu/gradreligionconference.