Call for Papers – AASR Cape Town Conference

Its time to start thinking about our next AASR Conference and we’re excited to announce that we’ll be turning our attention back to the environment as we meet at University of Cape Town in South Africa, July 30-August 3, 2014. Now is a great time to be thinking about the paper you want to submit. The theme for this year’s conference is: Religion, Ecology, and the Environment in Africa and the African Diaspora. Papers can be submitted online through our online submission system. Read the full conference announcement here.


Author Description

Melissa Browning
Melissa Browning

Melissa Browning, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Loyola University Chicago where she directs the MA in Social Justice and Community Development program for the Institute of Pastoral Studies. Her current research focuses on the ways in which marriage is an HIV and AIDS risk factor for women in East Africa. In this project, Melissa builds on fieldwork completed in Mwanza, Tanzania where women were asked to re-imagine Christian marriage as a space of safety and health for women.

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