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

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Religion and Popular Culture Unit and SBL Bible and Popular Culture Unit

Call for Papers: 

Comic-Con through the Bible, Religion and Popular Culture
Papers might address Comic-Con and other comic conventions as a ritual/festival act or pilgrimage site, cosplay as performative identity, fan culture as religion, fictional religions/sacred texts at Comic-Con, discussion of religion and atheism at Comic-Con, presence/absence of biblical and religious comics and figures from Comic-Con and fan culture, and the implications of the changing material presence of comics and sacred texts at cons and in various cultures.

Method: 
PAPERS
Process: 
Proposals are anonymous to chairs and steering committee members until after final acceptance/rejection
Leadership: 
ChairSteering Committee