UPDATE: Christ in Contemporary Cultures (6/1/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregor Thuswaldner

Christ in Contemporary Cultures: A Cultural Studies Conference=20
at Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, September 28-30, 2006=20

Hosted by Gordon College, Center for Christian Studies and partially =
funded by the Lilly Foundation Endowment, Inc.=20

Conference Organizers:=20
Brian Johnson, Ph.D. and Gregor Thuswaldner, Ph.D.=20

Keynote Speaker: Dr. CORNEL WEST, Princeton University=20


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 =

Possible Topics/Panels may include but are not limited to:=20

* Christ and Culture (Political, Urban, Ethnic, Class etc.)=20

* The Therapeutic Christ=20

* Christ and the Rhetoric of War=20

* Christ and Gender=20

* The Commercialized Christ=20

* Christ and Race=20

* The Fundamentalist Christ=20

* Christ and Prosperity=20

* The American Christ and Global Christ=20

* Christ and the Media=20

* Christ and the Academy=20

* The Apocalyptic Christ=20

* The Cinematic Christ=20

* The Literary Christ=20

* Christ and Science=20

Submit 250 word abstracts electronically or via regular mail to=20


Christ in Contemporary Cultures Conference=20
Center for Christian Studies=20
Gordon College=20
255 Grapevine Road=20
Wenham, MA 01984=20


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