The Religion Graduate Organization at the Religion Department of Syracuse University seeks submissions for its graduate student conference:
*The Monstrous, the Marginalized, and Transgressive Forms of “Humanity”, April 5th and 6th 2013*
Monsters, angels, demons, vampires and cyborgs challenge conventional notions of humanity. The lived experience of many humans also pushes against these norms. Through the investigation of trangressive being(s), this conference will explore what it means to be “human.”
We welcome panel and individual paper proposals on topics relating to the boundaries of humanness including, but not limited to discussions of Avatars, Angels, Demons, Cyborgs, Superheroes, Vampires, and Post-human Bodies. We also welcome papers which address Abilities/disabilities, Madness, Genius and Mental Illness, Animality, Hybridity, Race, Gender, Religion and Sexuality.
Acceptances will be communicated by February 15th 2013.
Department of Religion
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