The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas-- Religious Experience in the Americas

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 8, 2016 to April 9, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas
Religious Experience in the Americas

Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania
April 8, 2016--Keynote Address

April 9, 2016--Academic Presentations

We are soliciting papers from any discipline on topics discussing religious experience in the Americas.

Possible topics include (but are by no means limited to):
• Religion and social activism
• Religion and political life
• Religious communities
• Monasticism in the Americas
• Religion and public health
• Religion and migration
• Religion and integration
• Interfaith initiatives
• Religion and the arts

Please submit an abstract of around 300 words with a cover letter including your name, academic affiliation and the proposal’s title by January 25, 2016 as an e-mail attachment to crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu. To encourage participation from all who attend, we are asking that all communications be delivered in English. The program will allow for papers of 20 minutes, followed by a period of questions.

Contact Info: 

Christina Riley Brown, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of English
Mercyhurst University
814-824-2350