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Name Elizabeth Castelli
Position Professor
Institutional Affiliation Barnard College
Latitude 40.8091045
Longitude -73.9661273
Research Interests

Reception Histories of Early Christian Texts, Gender, Sexuality, Violence, Martyrdom, women, early Christianity, theory, Melania(s)

Department Affiliation no2010044534
Websites https://barnard.edu/profiles/elizabeth-castelli; http://barnard.academia.edu/ElizabethCastelli


Articles available in PDF format at http://barnard.academia.edu/ElizabethCastelli.

“Paul and Pasolini Retrospective.” Biblical Interpretation, forthcoming.

“From Parody to Hyperreality in Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.” Los Angeles Review of Books, February 24, 2017. https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/from-parody-to-hyperreality-in-ang-lees-billy-lynns-long-halftime-walk/

“A Tale of Two Melanias.” The Revealer: A Review of Religion and Media, February 9, 2017. https://wp.nyu.edu/therevealer/2017/02/09/a-tale-of-two-melanias/

“Senseless.” Exhibition notes for solo exhibition of paintings, drawing, and prints by Reynaldo García Pantaleón at La Casa: A Space for the Arts. New York City. 2016.

“The Future of Sainthood.” In Melania: Early Christianity in the Life of One Family, ed. Catherine M. Chin and Caroline T. Schroeder, 271-82. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2017.

“Meeting Saba Mahmood on the Streets of Fifth-Century Alexandria,” contribution to a forum on Saba Mahmood, Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016), for Syndicate Theology, July 2016.

“Paradoxes of International Religious Freedom,” contribution to Beyond Religious Freedom, a forum on Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015), for Immanent Frame, publication of the Social Science Research Council, May 2016.

“Researching and Responding to Violence, Ten Years On,” in Violence and Representations of Violence Section at 10: Retrospect and Prospect, a forum of the Ancient Jew Review, March 2016.

“The Bishops, the Sisters, and Religious Freedom.” In The Politics of Religious Freedom, ed. Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Saba Mahmood, and Peter G. Danchin, 220-230. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.

“Translating Pasolini Translating Paul.” Translator’s Introduction to Pier Paolo Pasolini, Saint Paul: A Screenplay, xv-xlii. London: Verso Books, 2014.

“‘After the Apocalypse She Missed Her Dog’: Reading Lucy Corin’s One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses.” The Revealer, October 2013.

“Body.” In Cambridge Companion to Ancient Mediterranean Religions, ed. Barbette Stanley Spaeth, 252-280. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

“‘When You See Blood, It Brings Truth’: Catholic Ritual and Resistance in a Time of War.” In Things: Material Religion and the Topographies of Divine Spaces, ed. Dick Houtman and Birgit Meyer, 232-49. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012.

“Failure to Deliver: Predictions that did not predict and a case-closing report that did not close the case.” The Revealer, May 26, 2011.

“«Verser notre sang, non celui des autres »: Rituel et résistance en temps de guerre.” Terrain: revue d’ethnologie de l’Europe no. 56 (2011): 22-41.

“The Philosopher’s Paul in the Frame of the Global: Some Reflections.” South Atlantic Quarterly 109.4 (2010): 653-676.

“What’s the Difference?: Religion and the Question of Theory.” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 21.1 (Spring 2010): 124-136.

“Slouching toward Copenhagen.” A review of Antichrist, directed by Lars von Trier, 2009. Artforum (October 2009): 81-82.

“Persecution Complexes: Identity Politics and the ‘War on Christians.’” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 18.3 (Fall 2007): 152-180.

“Theologizing Human Rights: Christian Activism and the Limits of Religious Freedom.” In Non-Governmental Politics, ed. Michel Feher with Gaëlle Krikorian and Yates McKee, 673-687. New York, Zone Books, 2007.

“The Ambivalent Legacy of Violence and Victimhood: Using Early Christian Martyrs to Think With.” Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality 6 (2006): 1-24.

“Théologiser les droits de l’homme: La nouvelle Bible des évangélistes américains.” Vacarme no. 34 (hiver 2006): 196-200. Numéro special: Politique non gouvernementale.

“Praying for the Persecuted Church: U.S. Christian Activism in the Global Arena.” Journal of Human Rights 4 (2005): 321-51.

“Globalization, Transnational Feminisms, and the Future of Biblical Critique.” In Feminist New Testament Studies: Global and Future Perspectives,ed. Musa Dube, Althea Spencer-Miller, and Kathleen O’Brien Wicker, 63-78. New York: Palgrave, 2005. "
from https://barnard.edu/profiles/elizabeth-castelli on 6-21-17.

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