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CO-SPONSORED SESSION: African Diaspora Religions Unit, African Religions Unit, Comparative Studies in Religion Unit and Religion and Food Unit

Call for Proposals

For a co-sponsored session with the African Diaspora Religions, Religion and Food, and/or African Religions unit, papers considering the above themes with specific reference to the African and/or African Diasporic religious context. Recognizing our location in borderlands Texas, we invite papers considering geographically relevant topics such as:

  • religion and food in Texas, Mexican, Latin American, Indigenous, Black, and borderlands Latinx communities
  • meat, barbecue, meat-eating, and alternative meat
  • religion and food in relation to land, water, agriculture, and those who work the land, often migrant workers
  • the consumption of peyote, ayahuasca, and other ethnobotanical/entheogenic/psychedelic substances



Steering Committee Members



Review Process

Proposer names are visible to chairs but anonymous to steering committee members