Posts Categorized: Conferences

CALL FOR PAPERS: Divine Recognition

An area of multiple panels for the 2016 Film & History Conference: Gods and Heretics: Figures of Power and Subversion in Film and Television October 26-October 30, 2016 The Milwaukee Hilton Milwaukee, WI (USA) DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2016 AREA: Divine Recognition This area invites papers that explore and debate cinematic portrayals of spirituality… Read more »

Religion and Film Studies in a Muslim Country

We were delighted to see so much interest in religion and film studies and we hope that the Conference will be a springboard for the exchange of ideas regarding religion and film among Turkish scholars. Indeed, we hope that Turkish universities might now sponsor conferences of their own on religion and film, thereby giving Turkish… Read more »

17th Religion Today Film Festival

The Film Festival will take place from 10 to 21 October 2014 in Trento and other Italian cities with screenings, seminars, special events and activities for the local schools. Since 1997 Religion Today has been the first international and itinerant film festival dedicated to Cinema and Religions for a culture of peace and dialogue between faiths, cultures,… Read more »

Imaging the Ineffable: Representation and Reality in Religion and Film

There was an interesting conference in March, organized by Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University: Imaging the Ineffable: Representation and Reality in Religion and Film  The invitation reads: The paradox of showing what cannot be shown is a perennial issue in the fields of both Religion and Film Studies. In one of the most celebrated passages… Read more »