CALL FOR PAPERS on the topic “Religion and the Politics of Humor” – The Bulletin for the Study of Religion is accepting submissions for a special issue on humor and religion. Articles engaging any aspect of the theme are welcome, especially the politics of parody, but including in general studies of religious parodies, the presence of humor on the Internet (e.g., video clips, web comics, etc), and cultural analyses of the use of humor in various religious traditions (including comparative analysis but also specific area studies). Articles engaging theoretical and methodological issues in the study of humor and religion are especially desired. Queries should be sent to the editors, Craig Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Philip Tite (email@example.com). Online submissions and guidelines: http://www.equinoxpub.com/bulletin/ Deadline for submissions: July 1, 2012.