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>>Christ in Contemporary Cultures: A Cultural Studies Conference
>>at Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, September 28-30, 2006
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>>Hosted by Gordon College, Center for Christian Studies and 
>>partially funded by the Lilly Foundation Endowment, Inc.
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>>Conference Organizers:
>>Brian Johnson, Ph.D. and Gregor Thuswaldner, Ph.D.
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>>Keynote Speaker: Dr. CORNEL WEST, Princeton University
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>>CALL FOR PAPERS
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>>The organizers invite papers and panels that will explore, analyze, 
>>critique, investigate, theorize and/or contend with representations 
>>of Christ in a wide variety of contexts-including, but not limited 
>>to, the political sphere, visual arts, architecture, film, 
>>television, literature, history, print media, music, 
>>mental/physical health treatment, mega-church discourse, urban 
>>environments/ethnic communities and wider academic discourse. This 
>>conference is designed to promote generous intellectual exchange 
>>among scholars with a variety of perspectives.
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>>Possible Topics/Panels may include but are not limited to:
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>>* Christ and Culture (Political, Urban, Ethnic, Class etc.)
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>>* The Therapeutic Christ
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>>* Christ and the Rhetoric of War
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>>* Christ and Gender
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>>* The Commercialized Christ
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>>* Christ and Race
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>>* The Fundamentalist Christ
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>>* Christ and Prosperity
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>>* The American Christ and Global Christ
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>>* Christ and the Media
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>>* Christ and the Academy
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>>* The Apocalyptic Christ
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>>* The Cinematic Christ
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>>* The Literary Christ
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>>* Christ and Science
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>>Submit 250 word abstracts electronically or via regular mail to
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>>Christ in Contemporary Cultures Conference
>>Center for Christian Studies
>>Gordon College
>>255 Grapevine Road
>>Wenham, MA 01984
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>>http://www.christ-in-cultures.com/
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>>Deadline for consideration is MARCH 31, 2006
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