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Call for documentary films or video project

This year the CSSR will continue its new tradition to screen academic documentary films and video projects of no longer than 2 hours at Congress. If you have a project you would like to submit for consideration, please email Alison Marshall program co-chair (marshalla@brandonu.ca) with a 150 word abstract and short video clip. The selected film will be screened on the evening of June 1, 2013. The deadline for program submissions this year is January 11th.

NAASR November Conference

Hi all,

The NAASR conference program, including the panels, the co-sponsored panels, and the reception, is now finalized. Check out the details in this PDF (click here). Please feel free to circulate the pdf as widely as possible!

Cheers,
Craig
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Craig Martin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
St. Thomas Aquinas College

New Research Project — Religion, Gender and Sexuality among Youth in Canada

18 September 2012

Dear Colleague:

We are engaged in an academic research project entitled: Religion, Gender and Sexuality among Youth in Canada. Part of the project is a survey that seeks to collect information about the attitudes and practices of young adults (aged 18 to 25) living in Canada, regarding their religious and sexual/gender identities.

We are very pleased to announce that our web-based survey on Religion, Gender and Sexuality among Youth in Canada is now live in both English and French.

Call for Scholars — Muslims and the Internet in Canada and in Quebec

Dear Colleagues,

I am trying to develop a modest project on Muslims and the Internet in Canada and in Quebec.

At this initial stage, I am trying to find out the names of scholars – affiliated with Canadian universities – who have worked, or are presently working on Muslims and the Internet, e.g., women, youth, or religious authority, in Canada or Quebec

I would be most grateful for your kind assistance with any suggestion of names of scholars.

Kind regards
Roxanne

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Cher(e)s Collègue(s),

Tenure-Track position in Metaphysics and Philosophy of Religion, Institute of Philosophy at KU Leuven

The Institute of Philosophy at KU Leuven is advertising a tenured position in Metaphysics and Philosophy of Religion. The rank is open. The Institute is looking for candidates with a record of excellent publications and teaching ability, as well as the continued promise of innovative philosophical research. Teaching and research at the Institute of Philosophy covers the history of metaphysics and philosophy of religion as well as contemporary developments (with a non-exclusive emphasis on continental developments). The deadline for applications is September 27, 2012.

Tenure-track or Tenured position in Contemporary Islam in Asia, University of Waterloo

ISLAM: CONTEMPORARY ISLAM IN ASIA

Submit your 2012 Congress travel expense claim form

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of your executive, I am writing to remind you to submit your travel claim for Congress as soon as possible. The 2012 Claim Form has all the information you need, including the address of Richard Mann, your Treasurer, to whom the form and receipts must be sent. To download the travel subsidy form as a PDF file, please go to the "Resources" menu on the left, and click on the "Funding" link.

2012 Undergraduate and Graduate Essay Contest Prize Winners

Undergraduate Essay Winners

1st Prize $300.00
"An Insult to National Honour: Investigating Canadian Public Perception of the Shafia Trial"
Sarah Moselle, University of Victoria, Victoria BC

2nd Prize $100.00
"Historical Jesuses"
Steven Haines, Carleton University

Graduate Essay Winners
1st Prize $700.00
"The Presentation of the Charismatic Self in Everyday Life: Reflections on a Canadian New Religious Movement"
Paul Joosse, PhD candidate, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta

2012 Undergraduate and Graduate Essay Contest Prize Winners

Undergraduate Essay Winners

1st Prize $300.00
"An Insult to National Honour: Investigating Canadian Public Perception of the Shafia Trial"
Sarah Moselle, University of Victoria, Victoria BC

2nd Prize $100.00
"Historical Jesuses"
Steven Haines, Carleton University

Graduate Essay Winners
1st Prize $700.00
"The Presentation of the Charismatic Self in Everyday Life: Reflections on a Canadian New Religious Movement"
Paul Joosse, PhD candidate, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta

A Message from our new President regarding new CSSR/SCÉR Executive members

I would like to officially welcome our new executive members, Joe Velaidum (Member-At-Large and Program Co-Chair), Brenda Anderson (Member-At-Large) and Arlene Macdonald (Membership Secretary), and congratulate Alison Marshall (Member-At-Large and Senior Program Co-Chair) on her re-election. I would also like to thank both Michel Desjardins and Michael Wilkinson for all the work they have done for the society. You have both given so much to make CSSR a better organization and we all appreciate how much you have made it better.

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