CFP: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime (12/15/06; 5/10/07-5/12/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Faith Nelson
contact email: 
hnelson@sfu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Through a Glass Darkly:

Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime

 

Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

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Trinity Western University

Langley, British Columbia

 

May 10-12, 2007

 

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey (Baylor University); Dr. Richard Kearney (Boston
College); Dr. Maxine Hancock (Regent College);

Dr. Jens Zimmermann (Trinity Western University); Prof. Lynn Szabo (Trinity
Western University)

 

Papers are invited on any aspects of the topics of suffering, the sacred,
and the sublime in literature from a Christian perspective.
Interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary approaches to these topics are
encouraged.

 

Topics may include:

*The sacred spaces of suffering

*Mystical (un)knowing

*The literature of mourning

*Survivor testimonies

*Trauma and the sublime

*The feminine/masculine sublime

*Genre and the shape of suffering

*The evolution of the sublime in literature

*The unrepresentable voice of the victim

 * The postmodern sublime

 

Reading time should not exceed twenty minutes. Presenters should be members
in good standing of the Conference on Christianity and Literature. You may
join the organization when you register for the conference.

 

Inquiries are welcomed at any time. Proposals or abstracts should be sent
to either of the conference co-chairs by December 15, 2006.

 

Holly Faith Nelson, Ph.D.

English Department

Trinity Western University

7600 Glover Road

Langley, BC Canada

V2Y 1Y1

Email: Holly.Nelson_at_twu.ca

 

Trinity Western University is only a forty-five minute drive from the City
of Vancouver, British Columbia. Tours of historic sites in Langley and other
social events will be part of the conference.

 

 

Holly Faith Nelson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor / Coordinator of First-Year English

English Department

Trinity Western University

7600 Glover Road

Langley, BC

V2Y 1Y1

Telephone: (604) 888-7511, Local 3241

Email: hnelson_at_sfu.ca; Holly.Nelson_at_twu.ca

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