May 2022 Events and Opportunities

Below, find upcoming events and open calls for papers, grants, fellowships, and more. 

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Calls for Papers   

  • Pandemic Reflections: Saint Francis and the Lepers Catch Up with COVID - "With the viral threat having passed its peak, reflections upon COVID’s legacy are called for. How did we live and how ought we to have lived during COVID? What did COVID reveal or reshape with regard to what we value? This collection will reflect upon such questions by way of reference to Saint Francis of Assisi; even more specifically, by way of examining Francis’ embrace of and subsequent service to lepers." (Deadline: July 15)

Fellowships, Grants, and Further Scholarship   

  • Membership in the Fellowship for Protestant Ethics - The Fellowship for Protestant Ethics is a diverse community of early-career scholars who are critically appreciative of the Protestant tradition(s) of ethical reflection and radically committed to the church's social witness. To be eligible for membership, applicants must be between qualifying examinations (having finished comprehensive/qualifying exams by the time of the meeting) and tenure, and be willing to participate in the annual symposium (when meeting together is possible). (Deadline: May 1, 2022)
  • Historical Society of the Episcopal Church Grants - HSEC invites applications for regular grants and The Robert W. Prichard Prize, which recognizes the best Ph.D., Th.D., or D.Phil. dissertation that considers the history of the Episcopal Church as well as the Anglican church in the worldwide Anglican Communion. Recipients are expected to make an appropriate submission to the Society’s journal, Anglican and Episcopal History. (Deadline: May 1, 2022)
  • The Hermeneutics of Revelation: Summer School - The University of Munich is hosting a summer school (August 11-16, 2022) for junior scholars dedicated to the role, potential, and implications of various hermeneutic approaches for the question of revelation. The summer school will culminate in an international conference devoted to the same topic (August 18-20, 2022) at Fürstenried Castle, Munich, which will feature leading scholars in the field of hermeneutics and religion. (Deadline: May 15, 2022)
  • Virtues in the Public Square - is offering a twelve-hour multimedia course for college students to take at their homes any time between August 29 to September 25, 2022. You will explore seven virtues—wisdom, justice, courage, temperance, humility, generosity, and friendship—through the lens of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The curriculum translates the classical traditions of virtue for modern audiences. (Deadline: June 15, 2022)
  • AAR Regional Development Grants - Regional Development Grants provide funds for special projects within the regions that promise to benefit the scholarly and professional life of AAR members and do the work of the AAR in the regions. (Deadline: July 1, 2022)



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