The Mormon Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion is accepting paper proposals for the AAR Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, November 23-26, 2013. Proposal submissions are due on March 1. We are particularly looking for papers on the following topics:
–For a cosponsored session with the History of Christianity Section, Mormonism — global perspectives and experiences
–For a possible cosponsored session with the Religion and Popular Culture Group, representations of Mormonism
–Representations and performances of Mormonism in popular culture
–Mormon rituals and practices
–Mormonism among Christian theologies
–Conversion in comparative perspective
–Mormonism and the state
–Mormonism and the life cycle
More information about the American Academy of Religion and its annual meeting, as well as the proposal submission process, can be found at http://www.aarweb.org/Meetings/Annual_Meeting/Current_Meeting/default.asp.
Questions? Please contact Quincy D. Newell, co-chair of the AAR Mormon Studies Group, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Quincy D. Newell
Religious Studies Program
University of Wyoming