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AAR Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
November 23-26, 2019

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Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Comparative Studies in Religion Unit

Call for Papers: 

● Images of the Ocean in World Religions
Contact person: Nicole Zhange Ni nizhange@vt.edu -
This session welcomes papers that explore images of the ocean in visual, verbal, and audio arts that draw from world religions. What is the significance of the oceans in our globalized world? What resources are available in diverse artistic endeavors and religious traditions that teach us to live with the oceans?

● Destruction and Unmaking in Arts, Literature, and Religion
Contact person: Margaret Elaine Elwell margaret.elwell@ptsem.edu -
This session invites reflection on burning, smashing, unraveling, or undoing in art and literature as religious, spiritual, or theological acts. Of interest are creative practices, rituals, or installations that destroy or unmake, visual and literary methods and representations of destruction, and undoing/unmaking in the processes of art and craft.

Method: 
PAPERS
Process: 
Proposals are anonymous to chairs and steering committee members during review, but visible to chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection
Leadership: 
ChairSteering Committee