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Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit

Call for Proposals

Likely session co-sponsorship Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Religions in the Latina/o Americas.
We invite paper proposals for a co-sponsored session titled, "Tracing Religion in Chicanx/Latinx Studies - Genealogies, Contributions, Interlocutors, Omissions.” This session aims to analyze and assess histories and contemporary trends in the study of religion within the fields of Chicanx and Latinx Studies. Proposals may address the following or related questions: How have contributions from “major figures” and approaches within Chicanx/Latinx Studies shaped the study of religion over the past five decades? What, if any, “schools of thought” have developed in the study of religion within Chicanx/Latinx Studies? What influences and asymmetries exist in engagements between Chicanx/Latinx Studies scholars and scholars doing work in Constructive Theologies? How has Chicanx/Latinx Studies been shaped by the disciplines of theological and religious studies? What are recent trends and emerging approaches to the study of religion within Chicanx/Latinx Studies? What thematic and disciplinary possibilities remain underdeveloped or ignored in the study of religion within Chicanx/Latinx Studies?

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Proposals are anonymous to chairs and steering committee members until after final acceptance/rejection