[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

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Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy. Within this context both literature and the sacred are defined quite broadly, and presentations on any topic, theme, or perspective within those general categories are welcome. Participants are also encouraged to propose their own category-specific sessions if necessary.

The conference will be held Thursday, October 14th, through Saturday, October 16th, at the Museum of Art at Brigham Young University.

Presentations should run approximately 15 minutes. Selected presentations from the conference will be published in a 2011 conference-specific issue of Literature and Belief.

The deadline for abstracts and the deadline for proposals for category-specific sessions is July 26th. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words. Abstracts and/or proposals for category-specific sessions should be sent to daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

Additional information about the conference is available at the website for Literature and Belief, http://literatureandbelief.byu.edu/