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2023 – APRIL/Auburn Summer Colloquium “Memory”

7-21 July, New York City Memorials and monuments are contested spaces. Memoirs are a popular genre in publishing. Memories often make or break court cases. Many people fear losing memory as they grow older. One scholar has discussed “religion as a chain of memory”; certainly the myths and rituals of religious traditions help us remember,…

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CFP for special issue of CrossCurrents journal, “Queer Muslim Media.” Edited by Amanullah De Sondy

This issue brings together work situated at the intersection of the three terms of the title: How are queer Muslims represented in media? How does media allow an alternative space for queer Muslims? Is Muslim belief and practice influenced by media production? How might a religious tradition such as Islam reconfigure what we mean by queer, especially as queer…

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