CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary & Sacred Space (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012Deadline 3/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Literature and Religion panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings. In particular, it welcomes papers that address the topic of sanctuary and sacred space. How do literary texts represent sanctuary and sacred space? What is the role of memory in creating sacred space? What is the relationship between physical place and sacred space? How does one’s experience of suffering contribute to the creation of sanctuary and sacred space? How do migration, immigration and movement impact the construction of sacred space?

The conference will take place at Seattle University, Washington from October 19-21, 2012.

Submission Deadline: Saturday March 31, 2012.

Proposals of 300-500 words should be submitted by March 31, 2012 to: haein.park@biola.edu Please include your email and a brief bio with the proposal.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
classical_studies
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
romantic
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian