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CFP: Christ in Contemporary Cultures (3/31/06; 9/28-30)

 
Christ in Contemporary Cultures: A Cultural Studies Conference
at Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, September 28-30, 2006
Hosted by Gordon College, Center for Christian Studies and partially funded by the Lilly Foundation Endowment, Inc.
Conference Organizers:
Brian Johnson, Ph.D. and Gregor Thuswaldner, Ph.D.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. CORNEL WEST, Princeton University
CALL FOR PAPERS
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.
Possible Topics/Panels may include but are not limited to:
* Christ and Culture (Political, Urban, Ethnic, Class etc.)
* The Therapeutic Christ
* Christ and the Rhetoric of War
* Christ and Gender
* The Commercialized Christ
* Christ and Race
* The Fundamentalist Christ
* Christ and Prosperity
* The American Christ and Global Christ
* Christ and the Media
* Christ and the Academy
* The Apocalyptic Christ
* The Cinematic Christ
* The Literary Christ
* Christ and Science
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

http://www.christ-in-cultures.com/
Deadline for consideration is MARCH 31, 2006
******************* The German Studies Call for Papers List Editor: Stefani Engelstein Assistant Editor: Megan McKinstry Sponsored by the University of Missouri Info available at: http://www.missouri.edu/~graswww/resources/gerlistserv.html