In Medias Religiones
A Conference on Religion, Media, and Material Culture
Saturday, 02 February 2008
Duke University & UNC-Chapel Hill
Call for Papers
From oral history to sacred writing on papyrus to internet evangelism, religion has been tied closely with media that convey itsmessage. What roles do specific media play in religious activities?What roles do specific religions play in media? Who producesreligious media and what are their cultural affects? This undergraduate and graduate student conference explores how a varietyof media and religious formations interact. We investigate religionas a material process by tracing how religious subjectivities aremediated by culturally-specific objects, images, and artifacts.
We invite 100-word abstracts for 20-minute papers on any topic dealing with religion & media.
Please submit abstracts firstname.lastname@example.org by 01 November 2007.
Questions? Please visit www.unc.edu/~jdelam/inmediasreligiones/