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Christ in Contemporary Cultures:

A Cultural Studies Conference

Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts

September 28-30, 2006

Call for Papers

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 perspectives.


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


•  Christ and Culture (Political, Urban, Ethnic, Class etc.)
•  The Therapeutic Christ
•  Christ and the Rhetoric of War
•  Christ and Gender
•  The Commercialized Christ
•  Christ and Race
•  The Fundamentalist Christ
•  Christ and Prosperity
•  The American Christ and Global Christ
•  Christ and the Media
•  Christ and the Academy
•  The Apocalyptic Christ
•  The Cinematic Christ
•  The Literary Christ
•  Christ and Science


Submit 250 word abstracts electronically or via regular mail to


Christ in Contemporary Cultures Conference

Center for Christian Studies

Gordon College

255 Grapevine Road

Wenham, MA 01984


New deadline for consideration is June 1, 2006


Last Updated: 27 May 2006  ©  Gregor Thuswaldner   Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA 01984