The Liberty University History Department announces a call for papers on Christianity and American History. The conference organizers welcome a wide array of paper topics and/or panel proposals which examine the seminal role of Christianity in American history from the colonial to modern period. A central purpose of the conference is to give scholarly attention to Christianityís role in the nationís history and to create a forum for collegial discourse with scholars from various perspectives on the topic. The conference keynote address will be given by Dr. Daniel Dreisbach, William E. Simon Fellow at Princeton University, author of "Religion and Politics in the Early Republic: Jasper Adams and the Church State Debate" (1996) and "Thomas Jefferson and the Wall of Separation Between Church and State" (2002). The conference will be held at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia on April 20-21.
Scholars interested in presenting papers should electronically submit a title, brief abstract and a brief vita to email@example.com. Those interested in forming a panel should submit a title of the proposed panel along with each presenterís paper title/abstract and vita. Include the name and vita of a chair and/or paper commenter as well. All proposals should be received by January 15, 2007. The conference organizers will notify of participation status by February 19, 2007. For inquiries about the conference, or to submit an individual or panel proposal, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Douglas Mann or Dr. Samuel C. Smith
Department of History
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
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