COV&R sessions at the AAR Annual Meeting 2015, Atlanta/GA, November 21-24
– COV&R-Session I: René Girard and Catherine Keller: Engaging Process Cosmology and Mimetic Theory, November 21, 9:00 am to 11:30 am in the Room M102 at the Marriott Marquis
– COV&R-Session II: Panel discussion of Karen Armstrong’s Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, November 22 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM in the Room M103 at the Marriott Marquis
AAR 2015 conference website

III International Summer School “RELIGION AND VIOLENCE”, 21–28 June,  2015, Granada (Spain)


Summer School on Mimetic Theory 2014, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, July 14-20
Topic: “Deceit and Desire: Rene Girards Mimetic Theory, an introduction”
Summer School website

Fifteenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association, Ryerson University – Toronto, Canada, June 19-22, 2014
Topic: “Confronting Technopoly: Creativity & the Creative Industries in Global Perspective”
Conference website

COV&R sessions at the AAR Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD; November 23-26, 2013
Informations about COV&R Sessions
For further information contact Martha J. Reineke:

COV&R sessions at the AAR Annual Meeting 2012, Chicago, IL November 17-20
– COV&R-Session I: Book Sessions, Saturday November 17, 2012, 9:00-11:30 a.m.
– COV&R-Session II: René Girard’s Sacrifice
– Co-Sponsored session with the Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group:Bonhoeffer and Girard in Conversation: Revelation, Scandal, and the Theology of the Cross
AAR 2012 conference website

Summer School Mimetic Theory 2012, Leusden, The Netherlands, July 15–29, 2012
Topic: “Thinking through Times of Crisis”
Summer School website

Symposium of the working group “Religion – Politics – Violence” of the Austrian Research Association at University of Innsbruck/Austria, June 7-9, 2012
Topic: The European Wars of Religion: An Interdisciplinary Reassessment of Sources, Myths, and Interpretations
Conference Program

Workshop “Battling to the End and the American Civil War”
March 16-17, 2012 in Illinois, USA
Sponsored by the Raven Foundation with Wheaton College
Conference agenda

COV&R sessions at the AAR Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 19-22, 2011
AAR 2011 conference website
– COV&R-Session I: Book Discussions, Saturday Nov. 19, 9:00-11:30 am
– COV&R-Session II: Mimetic Theory and Apocalypse, Sunday, Nov. 20, 1:00-3:30 pm
– Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group Session: Film and Mimetic Theory: Probing Contemporary Film with Rene Girard’s Insights, Sunday Nov. 19, 9:00-11:30 am

COV&R sessions at the AAR Annual Meeting, Atlanta/USA, October 30-Nov. 1, 2010
AAR 2010 Conference website

International Film Symposium, June 17 – 20, 2010 in Graz/AUSTRIA
“Von Ödipus zu Eichmann: Kulturanthropologische Voraussetzungen von Gewalt”/”From Oedipus to Eichmann: Cultural and Anthropological Foundations of Violence”
Conference homepage

European Summer School Mimetic Theory, July 12–25, 2010 in: The Netherlands Topic: “Crisis and TruthAn interdisciplinary introduction into the thinking of René Girard”
More information you will find in European_Summer_School_Flyer.pdf

COV&R sessions at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting, November 7-10, 2009 in Montréal, Quebec/Canada
AAR 2009 conference website

“From Animal to Human: Rethinking the Evolutionary Interface”
An interdisciplinary symposium revisiting Darwin’s science of origins and exploring the evolutionary ‘Big Picture’ with René Girard at St John’s College, University of Cambridge/UK, October 16 – 17, 2009
Conference website

COV&R session at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting, November 1, 2008 in Chicago/USA

Workshop “Science, Literature, and the Anthropology of René Girard” at The 11th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas at the University of Helsinki/Finland, 28 July – 2 August 2008
Conference website

COV&R session at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting, November 17-20, 2007 in San Diego/USA

Nonviolent Atonement, Conference 2007 in Akron, PA (USA), January 22-23, 2007
Conference homage

COV&R session at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 18, 2006, 9:00 am-11:30

International Film Symposium in Seefeld/AUSTRIA, June 8 – 11, 2006
“PARADISE NOW!? Politik  Religion  Gewalt im Spiegel des Films” (PARADISE NOW!? Politics  Religion  Violence in the Mirror of Film)
Conference homepage

COV&R session at the AAR/SLB Annual Meeting in Philadelphia/USA, November 19, 2005
“Images and Imitations of God? The Extraordinary Work of René Girard”

“Mimetic Theory and Pastoral Ministry III”August 18-24, 2003
at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico
Conference homepage

“Mimetic Theory and Pastoral Ministry II”July 22-29, 2002
at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico
Conference homepage

“Mimetic Theory and Pastoral Ministry: A Conversation”, August 5-10, 2001
at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico
Conference homepage

“Droits de l’homme et sens de la peine”, Colloque d’Agen, France, November 2000:
Conference Announcement

COV&R Meeting 1996 in NEW ORLEANS, November 22-23

COV&R Meeting 1995 in PHILADELPHIA, November 17

COV&R Meeting 1994 in CHICAGO, November 18

COV&R Meeting 1993 in WASHINGTON, November 19-20

COV&R Meeting 1992 in SAN FRANCISCO, November 20

COV&R Meeting 1991 in KANSAS CITY, November 23, 1991

Symposium in INNBRUCK 1991, September 25-28
“Dramatische Erlösungslehre im Lichte der Theorie Girards”

COV&R Meeting 1991 in NEW ORLEANS, November 16