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

full name / name of organization: 
Gregor Thuswaldner
contact email: 
Gregor.Thuswaldner@gordon.edu

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

Christ-in-Cultures_at_gordon.edu

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

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cfp categories: 
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