[csaa-forum] Theory Faith Culture CFP

Ian Buchanan buchanani at Cardiff.ac.uk
Tue Nov 21 18:03:20 CST 2006

Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory

Theory Faith Culture

- an international interdisciplinary conference -

Cardiff University

3 July - 6 July 2007

Call for Papers

Religion is one of the most contested aspects of twenty-first century life. How can we understand
and theorise the power of religion in the constitution of subjects and in its social, cultural and
political manifestations? This conference will look at the interface between Theory, Faith and
Culture. It will explore a range of theoretical approaches to the subject and attempt to further our
understanding of some of the most important and pressing issues of the day. 

Papers are welcomed from all relevant disciplines.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers to date include 

Haleh Afshar, University of York

Luke Gibbons, University of Notre Dame 

Richard Kearney, Boston College, USA

Glenn Jordan, University of Glamorgan

Laurent Milesi, Cardiff University

Gauri Viswanathan, Columbia University

Proposals for papers are particularly welcome in the following areas 

Theorising belief

Religion and Postmodernism

The Politics of Belief 

Religion and the New Right

Race and Religion 

Religion, Multi-culturalism and Social Cohesion 

Islam in the West

Religion and Colonialism

Religion and Partition

Religion and Emancipation 

Religion and Patriarchy

Religion and Sexuality 

Religion in Wales 

Religion and Utopia


Abstracts of 150 words should be sent to the following email address: tfc at Cardiff.ac.uk 

Deadline for Proposals: 15 January 2007


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