Tag Archives: art
Sep. 18-19, Switzerland symposium, “Buddhist Japonisme: Negotiating the triangle of religion, art and nation”
[ September 18, 2015 9:15 am to September 19, 2015 5:30 pm. ] “Buddhist Japonisme: Negotiating the triangle of religion, art and nation” is a Symposium at Musée d’ethnographie de Genève, Switzerland, being held on occasion of the Exhibition “The Buddhism of Madame Butterfly – Buddhist Japonism” (September 9th 2015 – January 10th, 2016).
The scholarly aim of the symposium is to better understand the conceptual dynamics that shaped [...]
[ May 22, 2014 to May 23, 2014. ] The aim of the seminar, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal May 22-23, 2014, is not to ask what the senses and “performance” of religion does to it (corrupts it, enhances it, promotes it, transforms it), but in what senses religion is constituted by its virtual or inherent senses, performativities and aesthetics? Questions of interest [...]
[ January 5, 2014 to January 15, 2014. ] Re-centralizing the importance of sensory perception, the organizers of this seminar are calling for ethnographic and/or theoretical contributions that: a) make sense of religion through performance and art and b) approach performative and artistic action as religion in a variety of sociocultural, political, and spiritual contexts. Deadline is January 15.
The aim of the seminar, to [...]
[ August 31, 2013 to October 1, 2013. ] The Department of Literature at Ghent University is pleased to announce that it will host an international conference on the Ten Commandments in medieval and early modern culture on April 10-11, 2014in Ghent, Belgium. The organizers kindly invite paper proposals exploring this theme from any field of medieval and early modern studies. Selected papers will [...]
[ August 13, 2013 to September 1, 2013. ] The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art (ASCHA) is holding the “Envisioning the Eucharist: Medieval & Byzantine Art” Symposium at The Art Institute of Chicago, February 11, 2014, one day prior to the CAA’s annual conference. Entrance free with museum admission.
ASCHA seeks papers that examine how Eucharistic doctrine was propagated — [...]
CFP Deadline: May 1, Special Issue on “Zora Neale Hurston: Art, Religion, and the History of the African Diaspora”
[ April 3, 2013 to May 1, 2013. ] The Initiative for the Study of Religion and Spirituality in the History of Africa and the Diaspora (RASHAD) is seeking contributions for a special issue of The Journal of Traditions and Beliefs on Zora Neale Hurston: Art, Religion, and the History of the African Diaspora. This special issue is co-edited by Dr. Regennia N. Williams, [...]
[ November 4, 2012; 1:00 am to 5:00 am. ] ERB Partner Project Interfaith presents…
“The Stained Glass Ceiling: A Community Conference on the Successes and Challenges of Women’s Religious Leadership”
Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm
(Check-in and information fair begin at 12:00 pm)
The Scoular Building, 2027 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68102,
Join Project Interfaith for this community conference designed to catalyze discussion and insight [...]
[ May 24, 2012; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] On May 24, the Freer Gallery of Art on May 24, will feature two lectures on the role and use of religion in a gallery setting, followed by an open discourse. Gregory Levine, associate professor of Asian visual culture at the University of California, Berkeley, will discuss Zen iconography from past to present. Curator of [...]
Simple guidelines offer a respectful approach to religious diversity through art.