Graduate student participants are sought for a panel on the end of the world for participation in the Mid-American Humanities Conference "Downward Spirals?: Thinking about 'Crisis' Across the Disciplines," to be held at the University of Kansas April 3rd, 2010.
Possible topics include:
2012 in the popular imagination
historical doomsday prophecies
the apocalypse in literature, art, and film
Y2K in retrospect
how religions cope with the failure of prophesy
One presenter (okay, it's me) will speak about the Obama presidency as a "sign of the times" in right-wing Christianity.
213 Bailey Hall, 1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence KS 66045 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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