SWCCL "Has Literature Lost its Faith?" Nov 14-15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

In December 2012 Paul Elie wrote a New York Times article entitled, "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?" which sparked conversation among many literati about the status of faith and literature. This conference aims to continue this discussion. Papers will be considered from a variety of disciplines and fields but should pursue questions regarding the intersection of faith and literature. Of particular interest will be those papers considering contemporary writers and the current state of faith in the arts.

Please submit a 500 word abstract on a Word.doc via email attachment to Jessica Hooten Wilson at jwilson@jbu.edu by March 15. Decisions will be made by May 1.

The conference will take place on John Brown University campus in Siloam Springs, AR on Nov 14-15. For more information see our website at http://www.jbu.edu/hss/conference/.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
professional_topics
religion
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian