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

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Chinese Religions Unit

Statement of Purpose: 

This Unit is dedicated to the academic, comparative study of Chinese religions in all forms, both historical and contemporary. The Unit makes every effort to recognize Chinese voices in religious practice as well as scholarship, and applies rigorous standards of linguistic, cultural, historical, and social-scientific understanding to the study of religion in China.

Call for Papers: 

The Chinese Religions Unit invites proposals for paper sessions and panels on the following topics:

● Animals in Chinese Religions

● Comparative Technical Aspects of Devotional Rites

● Sinicization of Religion in Contemporary China

● Religion and Property

● Buddhism and Disability (with the Buddhism and the Religion and Disability Studies Unit)

Textual and Visual Images of Female Deities in Chinese Devotional Practices (with the Art, Literature, and Religion Unit)

Later Tiantai Buddhism in China (with the Buddhism Unit)

Chinese Muslims, State Persecution, and Uighur Communities (with the Study of Islam Unit)

Method: 
PAPERS
Process: 
Proposer names are visible to chairs but anonymous to steering committee members
Leadership: 
ChairSteering Committee