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CFP: Spiritual Matters/Matters of the Spirit -- Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) 33rd Annual Conference, Asheville, NC, March 22-24, 2012

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Posted by: Nineteenth Century Studies Association
Deadline: Fri, September 30th, 2011

Paper and panel proposals are welcome on all aspects of belief, religion, and spirituality in the long nineteenth century, from 1789 to 1914.

Papers might include, but are not limited to: retreats, communes and utopias; group spirit; altered states; awakenings, revivals and reforms; religious doctrines and dogmas; free spirits, lunatics, and addicts; acts of faith and interfaith; non-European spiritual traditions; emotions and the unconscious; sacred texts, pictures, music and shrines; spiritual tours and monuments; shamans, mediums, and psychics; secular and aesthetic spirituality; spirituality of agnostics and atheists; fear of and reaction to spirituality and religion.

Please e-mail abstracts (250 words) for 20-minute papers that provide the author's name and paper title in the heading, as well as a one-page c.v., to Phylis Floyd ( AND Michael Duffy ( by September 30, 2011. Presenters will be notified in November, 2011.

Posted on Thu, May 12th, 2011
Expires on Fri, September 30th, 2011

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